On a recent Delta Air Lines flight between the US cities of Newark and Minneapolis, a passenger seated near Stephanie Wolkin downed five mini-bottles of vodka in rapid succession.
The Government plans to push ahead with plans to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in Ireland 'as soon as possible'.
Western Australia's hard-drinking Pilbara mining region will be hit with tough new alcohol restrictions in a bid to crack down on alcohol-related violence and harm.
It has been a week of mixed messages from the health secretary, Matt Hancock. In his statement to parliament on the NHS long term plan, he emphasised that at its heart is the principle that prevention is better than cure, and he highlighted the active rol
New research says Australian high school students are being exposed to as many as nine alcohol ads every month. And there’s particular concern around sporting events and how commercials are being integrated into stadiums and on TV.
A study of thousands of Australian high school students over more than 10 years has found that exposure to alcohol advertising encourages them to participate in "risky drinking" behaviours.
Tobacco and alcohol use, both genetically inheritable behaviors, influence risk for many complex diseases and disorders and are leading causes of mortality.
With January almost halfway over, you may be focusing more on wellness goals, including Dry January. Of course, there are many ways a month without alcohol can benefit your health.
Alcohol is ubiquitous in Western society, and rates of excessive use among adults remain high. Excessive alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), but what are the effects of moderate and mild consumption on AF?
After waging a long battle to impose control measures on sale and use of tobacco, a cancer surgeon in the city is working towards bringing alcohol under a similar control policy in the State.
I’ve been through a host of Canadian airports and American ones, too, and while this is only my own anecdotal experience, one thing I’ve been noticing is the growing number of people who are clearly drunk — and who are not only boarded anyway, but demand,
It’s something that affects as many as 40% of young Brits, yet you’ve probably never heard of ‘drunkorexia’.
According to a recently published WHO fact sheet, Europe is still challenged by the need to reduce the burden of alcohol. Levels of alcohol consumption, and harm attributable to alcohol, remain very high – causing about 800 deaths a day.
BMC Public Health (Norway) - The handling of evidence in national and local policy making: a case study of alcohol industry actor strategies regarding data on on-premise trading hours and violence in Norway
Alcohol industry actors employed various strategies to shape perceptions and use of evidence to advance their interests. The particular strategies and arguments changed over time as new data and research became available, and also varied between the natio