Alcohol may be Harder to Stomach as You Age

A psychologist warned that seniors may be more vulnerable to alcoholism because as we age, it takes longer for our bodies to break down alcohol. Brad Lander, an addiction medicine specialist at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centre said tolerance

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Health Groups Call for Action to Ban Cheap Alcohol via Afterpay

In a submission to a Senate inquiry into credit and financial services, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) say vulnerable people are being enticed into buying alcohol by extremely low upfront costs associated with “buy now pay later”

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National Geographic’s Alcohol History Lesson

Alcohol has been part of human life for thousands of years for everything from recreation to religious ceremonies. If you didn’t know how alcohol has become such an integral part of our modern lives this informative video from National Geographic

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Alcohol Deaths High in Regional NSW

A recent post highlighted the difficulties of life in drought-affected rural NSW where alcohol deaths are high. People in regional and remote communities of NSW are having to endure the harms of alcohol misuse, an issue which the NSW/ACT Alcohol

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How Effective is the “Hair of The Dog” method in Overcoming a Hangover?

Have you ever heard of the “hair of the dog” method for overcoming hangovers? It’s the method of drinking more alcohol to overcome the symptoms of a hangover, but does it really work? This method is meant to “cure” symptoms

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Study Claims An Alcohol Tax Will Help Curb Obesity

According to a study released by Deakin University in Melbourne recently, taxing all alcohol at 84c per standard drink would be the most effective way to reduce obesity in Australia. The new study shows that increasing the alcohol prices is

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Qatar Introduces 100 per cent Sin Tax, Doubling Price of Alcohol

Qatar, hosts of the 2022 World Cup have recently announced a massive tax on alcohol – sin tax, which was implemented across the nation on January 1. The price of alcohol doubled overnight after a government official confirmed the 100

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Is Alcoholic Kombucha Still Healthy?

Kombucha has grown in popularity especially among the health conscious in Australia but is it still healthy if it’s high in alcohol? Dieticians say, it probably isn’t, given that lots of alcohol can actual upset the balance of bacteria in

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The Perfect Drink to Start the New Year

Here’s a delicious cranberry-ginger mimosa cocktail that’s perfect to start the new year but would be great  for any party or celebration. This festive drink is simple to make with a complex taste that is sure to impress your guests.

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Why 2019 is Your Year to Start Loving Wine

According to an article on Forbes.com, 2019 is the perfect year to start enjoying wine, without breaking the bank. Experts say the discovery category in wine is expanding and that’s a good thing for the curious drinker. According to Master

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