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Crackdowns on alcohol delivery, drinking on South Boston beaches

BOSTON — With summer's arrival and temperatures reaching close to 90 degrees, more and more people are returning to Massachusetts beaches. Along the South Boston coast, lifeguards and Massachusetts State Police are keeping a watchful eye on alcohol consumption, and trying to crack down on a new issue: alcohol deliveries.
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Australia's growing thirst for alcohol-free wine and beer

Australian entrepreneur Irene Falcone's enthusiasm is as bright as the labels on the non-alcoholic wine and beer that fill the shelves in her ground-breaking store - Sans Drinks - on Sydney's affluent Northern Beaches. "This is the first non-alcoholic bottle shop in Australia and I picked a location directly across...
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Women of childbearing age should be banned from drinking, says WHO

(WTVO) – A new global action plan from the World Health Organization says “women of childbearing age” should be prevented from drinking alcohol. In the first draft of its global action plan on alcohol for 2022-2030, the WHO says “appropriate attention should be given” to preventing children, adolescents, pregnant women and women of childbearing age from consuming alcohol.
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Women 'of child-bearing age' shouldn't drink alcohol, says new advice from WHO

New draft advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been slammed after it suggested that women of "child-bearing age" should not drink alcohol. The draft alcohol action plan stated there should be a "prevention of drinking among pregnant women and women of childbearing age," and it's safe to say it's gone down pretty badly.
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America Has a Drinking Problem

This article was published online on June 1, 2021. Few things are more American than drinking heavily. But worrying about how heavily other Americans are drinking is one of them. The Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock because, the crew feared, the Pilgrims were going through the beer too quickly. The...

Should You Avoid All Alcohol? Here’s What the Experts Think

According to a recent study by a group of scientists at Oxford University in England, there’s no safe dose for alcohol consumption. Should everyone really completely give up drinking to stay healthy?. We asked experts for their take on an occasional drink. Is alcohol good for you or bad? Does...
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How To Deal With "Hangxiety" After A Night Of Drinking, From Psychologists

Almost as bad as the physical symptoms of a hangover (headache, nausea, you know the drill) are the mental side effects. If you're one to feel anxious after one too many drinks, you're not alone. The phenomenon of hangover anxiety or "hangxiety" can be triggered by a couple of factors. Here's how to deal with it, prevent it, and determine whether it's becoming a problem, according to psychologists.
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Europeans drank less alcohol in first months of the pandemic, survey shows

On average, European drinkers surveyed from 21 countries reported reducing their alcohol consumption during the first months of the pandemic. A decline in the frequency of heavy episodic drinking events likely drove the decrease in overall alcohol consumption. Drinkers from the United Kingdom stood out for reporting an increase in...
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Secret Side Effects of Drinking Alcohol, Says Expert

Though you may look forward to your weekly wine night or thirsty Thursday, alcohol consumption should be practiced in moderation as with any vice. Having too much booze isn't just problematic for our waistline, but it can also impact other areas of our bodies, including major organs, like our heart. If you ever notice questionable reactions after an evening of drinking, you may need to cut back. Here, a nutrition expert divulges the secret side effects drinking alcohol can have on your body—specifically your heart. Then, for more helpful drinking tips, be sure to read our list of the 108 Most Popular Sodas Ranked by How Toxic They Are.