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2010-11-19 12:37:19

Alcoholic drinks served in pubs should be taxed at a lower level than drinks bought from shops, says an expert in this week's BMJ.

2010-11-18 13:32:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health experts have long touted the health benefits of antioxidant-rich red wine and recent research* even suggests that light wine consumption (1-2 glasses a week) is no longer off limits for pregnant women.

2010-06-01 14:50:08

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that excessive drinking is responsible for approximately 79,000 deaths annually in the United States.

2010-03-23 08:42:05

Both legitimate brewers and distillers - and authorities on the track of illicit alcohol from home stills - will soon have a helping hand.

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2010-03-08 13:50:00

A new study finds that, contrary to popular belief, consuming wine may not lead to weight gain in women.

2009-12-17 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an important briefing yesterday at the National Press Club, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism showcased an informative, free consumer booklet to encourage responsible drinking decisions during the holiday season and beyond.

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2009-11-27 14:13:38

According to new research, more than 3.8 million adults in England are misguidedly trying to burn off the booze with exercise.

2009-08-28 11:40:30

Abstaining from alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of depression according to a new study published in Addiction journal.

2009-08-24 12:58:24

The British Home Office has convened a team of designers to create an alternative to the traditional pint glass for beer in pubs. Home Office officials said the designers have been charged with creating several new drinking vessels within four months as alternatives to the traditional pint glass, which has been linked to a growing number of injuries in violent incidents at pubs, The Times of London reported Monday. Sebastian Conran, head of the Home Office's Design and Technology Alliance...


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