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Tips To Alcohol-Free Travel

Have you considered going alcohol free on your next holiday, not only for your safety but also who wants to waste time nursing a hangover when they’re on holiday. A recent article on Abc.net.au gave some advice for people who want to have a good time on holiday minus the alcohol. Develop a strategy to […]

Parents Are Still The Main Source of Alcohol to Children

Alarmingly, despite repeated health warnings parents are still the main source of alcohol for high school students. Health warnings about the harmful effects of drinking on children are being ignored by parents who are giving their underaged children alcohol. A surprising 43 per cent of children between 12 and 17 years old were given their […]

Study Links Alcohol and Obesity to Breast Cancer

According to health experts from the University of NSW, regular consumption of alcohol and excessive weight gain are major factors in the development of breast cancer. The scientists predicted that by 2030 excessive alcohol and weight gain will be responsible for about 30,000 cases of breast cancer. Researchers found that drinking alcohol will contribute to […]

Alcohol Licensee Gets Life Ban

The former licensee of a club in Sydney has been given a lifetime ban from the liquor industry for multiple licence breaches including allowing cocaine use at the venue. According to The NSW Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority the licensee had exhibited one of the worst records of non-compliance ever. In addition to the ban […]

Bullied Teens Turn to Alcohol and Drugs to Cope

A survey conducted by ReachOut found that alcohol was being used to cope with bullying by teenagers and young adults. There have been renewed calls for bullying to be recognised as a national health problem after ReachOut found that 16 per cent of people between the ages of 14 and 25 used drugs and alcohol […]

Doctors Say Working Australian Mums Seeking Help for Drinking

Australian health experts say Australian mums are increasingly seeking help for drinking. Experts say the gap between how much males drink compared with females is narrowing and more and more mothers are asking doctors for help, as they “self-medicate” with alcohol. Although more women are seeking help for alcohol problems, they aren’t going to AA […]

Medications You shouldn’t Mix with Alcohol

Although some people swear by a hot toddy to cure a cold, experts say the mixture of alcohol and common prescription drugs can be dangerous. In a Readers Digest article Aaron White, PhD, senior advisor to the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) said that the number of Americans ending […]

Alcohol Delivery for Teenagers A Concern

Concerns are mounting over teenagers ordering alcohol online. Some of the websites delivering alcohol to homes are Airtasker, Jimmy Brings and Liquoroo which require a credit card and a smart phone. Although the law requires users to be over the age of 18, some accounts can be made with fake birthdays which don’t require verification […]

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