May 24, 2017

Daily Glass Of Alcohol Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

Researchers say a daily glass alcoholic beverage might increase the risk of breast cancer. According to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research on Wednesday, an average of 10g of alcohol a day is associated with a five percent risk increase […]
May 22, 2017

4 Reasons Why You Should Stop Drinking Alcohol Immediately

If you have been an alcoholic and do not plan to stop drinking anytime soon, then this piece is a must read for you. Most of us are aware of the health problems alcohol can cause, but this might make you want to quit for good.   Excessive drinking can […]
May 18, 2017

When You Replace A Beer Or Sugared Soda Per Day With Water, Obesity May Be Reduced

A study that followed 15,765 adults for several years after asking them about their daily food and drink intake calculates that the effect of substituting a beer or sugar-sweetened soda with a glass of water relates to a lower incidence of obesity. Also, in the case of beer, such a […]
September 16, 2016

10 astonishing health benefits of drinking gin

We’re not endorsing the self-administration of gin instead of the usual medications prescribed for these issues, but it’s nice to know that drinking alcohol doesn’t have to be 100% vice. So queue up those gin and tonics or gin martinis, and tell anyone at the bar who will listen that […]
August 4, 2016

California Mayor charged with providing alcohol to minors

A lawyer says the mayor of Stockton, California, has been charged with providing alcohol to minors last summer at a youth camp he runs. Attorney Mark Reichel, who represents Mayor Anthony Silva, said his client was charged Thursday in Amador County with eavesdropping, contributing to the delinquency or a minor, […]
August 1, 2016

Teenage exposure to drugs, alcohol affects chance of use in adulthood

Previous research has linked parental abuse of substances to substance use among youths but researchers say this is the first time they are taking a look at the long-term results of this exposure. A recent study suggests easy access to drugs or alcohol during the teen years increases the risk […]
July 27, 2016

Female prisons staff dismissed for smuggling alcohol

A female staff of the Nigerian Prisons Service, staff attached to Kirikiri female prisons, Lagos, has been dismissed from the service for smuggling alcoholic beverages into the prison premises. A statement by a spokesperson for the prisons, F. Enobore, said on Tuesday that the dismissal letter signed on behalf of […]
May 9, 2016

It’s now against the law to refuse a pregnant woman a drink at any bar in New York

A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink despite health warnings against consuming alcohol while expecting. Should she be served? It’s against the law to refuse, under city Human Rights Commission guidelines released on Friday. They center on […]