According to the What’s Up In Your World survey, nine per cent of young people feel they needed help for alcohol problems. Unfortunately only one third of these people actually go out and seek help. Professor Maree Teesson from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has been studying why young people are struggling with […]
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A court has heard that a father in Victoria consumed 30 or 40 drinks before a car crash that claimed the life of his 12 year old son. The 35 year old father from Kialla in north-east Victoria was involved in a crash in Shepparton and has been charged with culpable driving and dangerous driving […]
A recent study found that teens who drink and smoke were at a greater risk of heart problems later in life but now researchers have also found that teenagers who drink dramatically increase their risk of deadly prostate cancer later in life. The study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina in the […]
These cocktails inspired by the Aussie comedy Danger 5 are perfect for fans and non-fans alike. While it may not be to everyone’s tastes, try this if you’re looking for something a little different.
A new study published in the journal BMC Medicine found that moderate drinking may lower risk of heart disease. The finding was more pronounced in people who consumed alcohol moderately in a consistent way, as compared to people who had unstable drinking patterns who were more likely to suffer coronary heart disease. The researchers examined […]
If you’re planning a barbeque or party anytime soon, this is the perfect centre-piece for your table that happens to double as a server for your delicious Watermelon cocktail. Learn to make the cocktail and the dispenser here. Watch and see how you’re going to impress your guests at your next soiree.
A study by The University College London (UCL) found that the combination of high alcohol consumption and smoking increased the risk of hardened arteries in teenagers by the age of 17. The study found that the combination of smoking and drinking by teens increased the risk compared to drinking and smoking separately. Arterial stiffness is […]
Nothing says spring more than a fresh, bright cocktail so why not give this delicious Honey Watermelon cocktail a try – it’s as beautiful as it is tasty and simple enough to make in bulk.
According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians are consuming less alcohol than they have in the last 50 years. The data reveals that 186 million litres of pure alcohol was consumed in 2016/17 across Australia, this is the lowest amount since 1961-62. Overall this equates to 9.4 litres of pure alcohol for […]
According to a DrinkWise study, the number of people in Australia choosing to abstain from alcohol for various reasons is increasing. In 2017, the study found that 20 per cent of Australians abstained from alcohol – this was a 9 per cent increase from the previous decade. But if you’re thinking of cutting back on […]