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Women binge-drinking equals men’s


20 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Young women are binge-drinking at the same rate as men, a leading hepatologist says. Each week, more than 88 deaths are linked directly to diseases resulting from alcohol abuse, and a new initiative is now targeting the relationship between women and drinking. Dr. Orla Crosbie, a Consultant Hepatologist at Cork…

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Underage drinking linked to alcohol advertisements


21 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Alcohol ads on television promote both binge drinking and underage drinking, a new study found. The study titled “Cued Recall of Alcohol Advertising on Television and Underage Drinking Behavior” found that television ads have a strong influence on young adolescents, promoting both binge drinking and underage drinking. The study was…

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Long hours lead middle-age people to binge drinking


14 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Working extremely long hours may turn responsible adults into excess drinkers, who face a higher risk of dying from alcohol poisoning, a new study suggests. A binge drinker has been associated with a college fraternity boy having too much fun at parties, but recent observations include middle-age man working long…