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What You Always Wanted to Know About Wine but Was Too Afraid to Ask

If you’ve always wanted to know more about wine, but were too afraid to ask, this may help. What is Orange wine if it doesn’t actually come from oranges?  Answer – Orange wines are made from white grapes but the

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Driving Drunk in Driverless Car Should be Legal, Expert Says

The National Transport Commission (NTC), the independent advisory body in Australia says people under the influence of drugs and alcohol should be allowed to use driverless cars without breaking the law. The advisory body says current laws could reduce the

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Increasing Number of People too Drunk to Walk but is Increasing Alcohol Price the Answer

Although statistics show that on the whole, we as a nation are drinking less, workers on the frontline say people that are abusing alcohol are doing so to a greater extent and with greater consequences, calling for a minimum floor

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Signs You May Be Allergic to Alcohol

If you notice a weird reaction to alcohol, it may not be that you’ve drank too much as we commonly assume,  you may actually be allergic to alcohol. According to experts, who were quoted in an article on Popsugar.com.au there

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Want to Start Appreciating Whisky, Here’s What You Should Know

If you want to start drinking whisky but don’t know where to start, there’s an article on HuffingtonPost.com.au that can give you some guidance as to what to drink and how to drink it. With an array of whiskeys available,

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Alcohol and Its Affect on Your Hormones

Excessive drinking on a regular basis can cause a number of health problems and even affect your hormone levels and fertility. According to experts, drinking heavily can increase estrogen, at different levels for different age groups and can decrease testosterone

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Fewer Teens Drinking but Those that Are Drink more

Although fewer teenagers in Australia are drinking, those that are drinking, are consuming on average 13 alcoholic drinks per session, increasing their risk of alcohol harm, with one in five experiencing blackouts. Research from the National Drug and Alcohol Research

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Can You Cure a Sore Throat with Alcohol

Have you ever wondered if you could use alcohol to  cure a sore throat or a stomach infection? Well if we use alcohol in sterilizers, hand cleansers and in the third century AD Roman generals gave it to soldiers to

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Divorce Increases Risk for Alcohol Use Disorders but Remarriage Lowers it, Study Claims

According to a recent Swedish study, divorce may increase a person’s risk of binge drinking or developing alcohol use disorder. The study recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reveals that divorced people compared to married people had a

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Generation Z Avoiding Drinking

Following news that Australians are drinking less overall, a study also shows that generation Z is also avoiding alcohol. The new study published in the journal Child Development, conducted by psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, analysed the responses of

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