Category results for "Alcohol"

Approval of Powdered Alcohol Labels was a Mistake, Government Agency Says

The approval of labels for a powdered alcohol product called “Palcohol” was a mistake, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau said Monday. Palcohol gained widespread publicity in recent days after it was reported the government agency approved the labels.

Substance Abuse Treatment Much More Likely for Men: Report

A new government report finds twice as many adult men as women entered substance abuse treatment facilities in 2011. The report found 1.2 million men, and 609,000 females, entered such facilities that year.

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Top headlines of the week from Friday, April 4- Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 28- Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Parents Influence Teens’ Drinking Decisions: Survey

Parents do have an influence on teens’ decisions about drinking, according to a new survey by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Teens are much less likely to drink if their parents tell them underage drinking is completely unacceptable, the survey found.

Frequent Involvement in Spiritual Activities Helps Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Study

Frequent involvement in spiritual activities appears to help in the treatment of drug and alcohol abuse in young people, a new study suggests.

Smartphone App Could Help People in Recovery Cut Down on Drinking

A smartphone app may help people in recovery from alcohol abuse to cut down on “risky drinking”—having more than three or four alcoholic drinks in a two-hour period, a new study finds.

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Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 21- Thursday, March 27, 2014.

Four Loko Maker Agrees to Limits on Marketing to Young People

The maker of the flavored malt beverage Four Loko agreed this week to sharply limit its marketing to young people, Reuters reports.

Role of Alcohol in Traffic Deaths Substantially Underreported: Study

A new study concludes the role of alcohol in traffic deaths in the United States may be significantly underreported on death certificates.

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