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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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How To Avoid Excessive Drinking

If you’ve noticed your drinking getting a little excessive or if your body’s been taking the strain of too much alcohol, you may find these tips helpful in avoiding excessive drinking, Drink slowly. One of the biggest problems causing excessive

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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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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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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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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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Venues Investigated for Suspected Supply of Alcohol to Minors

A bar in Clifton in Queensland is facing fines of up to $10,000 under the Liquor Licensing Act after allegedly providing an underage boy with alcohol. Police received tip-offs that the Clifton establishment was supplying alcohol to minors and increased

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