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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Alcohol

Dehydrated drivers as bad as drunk drivers

Driving while dehydrated is just as bad as drink driving, a university study has concluded.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

America’s heaviest drinking counties mapped

More US adults than ever are considered heavy or binge drinkers with women driving a rise in consumption, a county-level study on alcohol habits in the US has revealed.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

Alcohol health benefits affected by race

Black people may not receive the same health benefits from moderate alcohol consumption as white people, researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have suggested.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Indonesian gov ‘opposes full alcohol ban’

The Indonesian government will not back a blanket ban on alcohol in the country, despite fears that Islamic parties could force through legislation, a government minister said yesterday.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Blanket alcohol ban proposed in Indonesia

Legislation to ban the consumption of all alcoholic drinks and introduce jail terms of up to two years for offenders has been proposed in Indonesia.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Coffee reduces alcohol-related cancer risk

A study has found “strong evidence” to suggest that coffee can help reduce the risk of liver cancer in people who drink three or more alcoholic beverages a day.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

Chinese world’s third biggest drinkers

The Chinese are fast becoming the world’s biggest drinkers outpacing Brits, Americans and the Irish in terms of per capita consumption, new research has revealed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Lorry driver jailed for alcohol fraud

A lorry driver caught smuggling 63,342 litres of alcohol into the UK, stealing £90,000 from the UK taxpayer, has been jailed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Toddler mistakenly served sangria

A two-year-old was rushed to hospital after a restaurant accidentally served her sangria instead of cranberry juice.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Man jailed for using wine bottles to smuggle drugs

A man in the UK has been jailed for five years for trying to smuggle £8 million worth of liquid amphetamine into the country hidden in wine bottles.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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