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How to Drink without Ruining Your Diet

Did you start the year out on a diet but don’t know how to incorporate your social drinking into your healthy eating plan?You’re not alone. Alcoholic beverages can in fact ruin your diet but it doesn’t have to. Here’s what

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Why Some People Suffer from Worse Anxiety after Drinking

Have you ever noticed how some people suffer from worse anxiety than others when they drink? Well researchers think they know why. Some people are more vulnerable to anxiety after drinking due to physiological factors. According to Professor Nicole Lee

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Non Alcoholic Beverages Grow in Popularity Among Australians

As Australian’s attempt to lead healthier lives, they seem to be cutting down on the booze, particularly young people. According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australians drank 186 million litres of pure alcohol in 2016-2017, the

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Royal Life Saving Society Urging People Not to Drink and Swim

Following the revelation that male drowning victims are often under the influence of alcohol, the Royal Life Saving Society has urged people not to drink and swim. New data from the Royal Life Saving Society revealed that 18 per cent

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Twenty Percent of Male Drowning Incidents Caused by Alcohol

One of the best things about living in Australia is our climate and spending time outdoors usually involves getting in the water, whether it be at the beach, lake or swimming pool. While swimming is one of the best things

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NSW Extended Trading Hours During Special Events

The NSW Government recently announced extended hotel and club trading hours for the Australian Open tennis men’s final, Tamworth country music festival and the AFC Asian Cup. The extensions form part of the state government’s commitment to major cultural and

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Doctors Say Alcohol is Emergency Departments Biggest Preventable Issue

Australia’s peak body for emergency medicine urged people to drink more responsibly by knowing their limits. Although the call came over the Christmas holidays, it’s a message that stands all year through. A new survey of 100 emergency departments across

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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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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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