Alcohol

[ad_1] A person can binge drink for the price of a coffee, an Alcohol Healthwatch study has found. Photo: 123rf The study surveyed ten licensed supermarkets and twelve bottle stores across low socio-economic areas in Tāmaki Makaurau from March to May this year. It found that beer, wine and light spirits were sold for less
[ad_1] By Eef Hogervorst and Aleksandra Gawor, Loughborough University Alcohol intoxication, particularly in western cultures, is increasingly regarded as a socially acceptable behaviour, and excessive levels of alcohol consumption has been identified as a significant problem among university students. One study found that 45-69% of UK students engage in weekly binge drinking sessions. Now our
[ad_1] Responding to queries, IMH’s National Addictions Management Service (Nams) said that it has not seen any significant increase in alcohol addiction cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, Dr Desmond Wai, a liver and gastrointestinal diseases specialist at a private hospital, said that he has been seeing more alcoholism cases since the circuit breaker period
[ad_1] <!– SHOW ARTICLE –> Do you remember the television commercial: “I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in the pan. And never let him forget he’s a man”? If there is one thing that women don’t need to compete with men about in the pursuit of equality, it would be alcohol use/misuse.