Category results for "Alcohol"

Heavy Drinkers Found to Reduce Drinking with Anti-Epilepsy Drug

New research shows that an anti-epilepsy drug may help heavy drinkers reduce their alcohol consumption.

Internet Drinking Game Called “Neknomination” Proves Deadly in Britain

An Internet drinking game called “Neknomination” reportedly led to the death of two young men in Britain this week, according to ABC News. In the game, a person quickly drinks a concoction of alcohol, sometimes mixed with other ingredients, then nominates two other people to do something even more outrageous. The results are posted online.

Teens Who Consume Energy Drinks May Be More Likely to Use Alcohol and Drugs: Study

A new study suggests teens who consume high-caffeine energy drinks such as Monster or Red Bull may be more likely to use alcohol, drugs or cigarettes.

Study: People Whose Religious Beliefs Change at Greater Risk of Substance Use

People whose view of religion changes over time are at increased risk of using drugs, alcohol or tobacco, a new study suggests.

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 7- Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Americans Are Buying More Alcohol, Research Firm Finds

People are buying more alcohol for use at home, according to new figures from a market research firm. Spending on alcohol grew during every quarter over the last four years, indicating increased alcohol sales are not a weather-related trend.

Commentary: New Project Aims to Address Adolescent Substance Use Through Technology

Technology is the driving force behind the Treatment Research Institute’s latest project: implementing and evaluating Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in New York high schools later this year.

Attorney General Holder: All Drugs, Including Alcohol, Are “Potentially Harmful”

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee Wednesday that all drugs, including alcohol, are “potentially harmful.” He was responding to a question about whether he agreed with President Obama’s recent comment that smoking marijuana was less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.”

Study Links Alcohol Consumption With Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

A new study links alcohol consumption with an increased risk of skin cancer, BBC News reports. The ethanol in alcohol is converted to a compound called acetaldehyde in the body, which may make the skin more sensitive to harmful ultraviolet rays.

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 24- Thursday, January 30, 2014.

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