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Does Alcohol Affect your Teeth?

Yet another reason to drink alcohol in moderation has presented itself by an Aussie dentist who has urged people to go easy on the red bull and vodka. All the vodka and red bull or alcohol with soft drinks is

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Alcohol Abuse costing the state over $1 billion a year

According to the New South Wales Auditor General, Peter Achterstraat alcohol abuse is costing the state government agencies over $1biilion a year. It is the first time that the Auditor General commissioned research to determine the cost incurred by police,

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NSW Fight against Alcohol and Synthetic Drug Misuse Continues

Officials in NSW are cracking down on stores in the state that they suspect are selling synthetic drugs. In fact the NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts has called for the Commonwealth to implement a permanent ban to help alleviate

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Another Sports Star Embarrassed by Alcohol Misconduct

The embarrassed sports star who has been making the news these days for all the wrong reasons has admitted to be remorseful and filled with anguish over his drink driving episode, when he also drove unlicensed – during which in

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RSA Update: Spotlight on MPs who abuse alcohol

The behaviour and more specifically drinking habits of one New South Wales minister has come under the spotlight of a parliamentary committee that have been tasked with looking into the influence of alcohol in late night parliamentary debates. According to

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Attempt to Tackle Damage Done by Pregnant Drinkers

Do you think Pregnant Mothers are doing harm to their unborn babies by drinking alcohol? According to a report discussed by a post on www.couriermail.com.au it does. Six months after a report described the danger caused to unborn babies by

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Germany Reviewing Alcohol Limit for Cyclists

An issue has arisen in Germany which also has relevance for many countries where millions of people get around on bicycles, whether for pleasure or as their only means of transport. The issue relates to drinking and cycling. According to

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Alcohol tops the list for call-outs of Ambulances in Vic

For Victorian emergency personnel the most common cause of call-outs for them is alcohol induced incidents. According to a report into Vic ambulance call outs drugs and alcohol are the greatest cause for emergency treatment. Drugs in particular are becoming

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Kids Who First Drink During Puberty at Greater Risk of Alcohol Problems

Although we have heard multiple experts suggest that drinking in one’s adolescent years can lead to increased alcohol consumption in adulthood now a new study shows that youth that first drink during puberty are at greater risk of developing alcohol

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Danger of Mixing Alcohol and Drugs

Dr Gordian Fulde, the head of the emergency department at St Vincent’s Hospital has spoken out about the types of emergencies they see at the hospital especially on the weekend, sadly most of which are linked to drugs and alcohol.

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