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Raise Federal Alcohol Tax to Finance Prevention Trust Fund, Partnership Urges House Chairmen

... reform bill to raise the federal excise tax on alcoholic beverages and apply those revenues to a special ... Services that found increased taxes or prices on alcoholic beverages are consistently related to a reduction ... spirits and equalizing the tax rates on other alcoholic beverages would provide $60 billion in new ...

Consumer/Nutrition Groups Urge Obama Administration and Congress to Update Alcohol Policies for the 21st Century

... both in how information about the content of alcoholic beverages is communicated to the public and how ... and the calorie content of "non-standard" mixed alcoholic drinks now gaining in popularity. Gaining ... calorie content of popular "non-standard" mixed alcoholic drinks when the departments issue the updated ...

Public Links 'Alcopops' to Underage Drinking

... 84% support marketing restrictions for flavored alcoholic beverages ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 6 ... be opening a soft drink or a hard one? Flavored alcoholic beverages - or alcopops - are becoming more ... state legislatures regarding alcopops or flavored alcoholic beverages," Davis says. "Many states are ...

Acetaldehyde in alcohol -- no longer just the chemical that causes a hangover

... in the human body during the metabolism of alcoholic beverages. Research indicates that this organic ... for calculating the risk for the ingestion of alcoholic beverages. The team found that risk from ingesting acetaldehyde via alcoholic beverages alone may exceed usual safety limits ...

Consumer/Health Groups Call for Meaningful Change in How Treasury Department Regulates Alcohol Labeling

... moderate, or low-risk alcohol consumption on all alcoholic beverage labels. In a letter to ... way of knowing the most basic information about alcoholic beverages," said Chris Waldrop, Director of ... Up America! "Today's labeling requirements for alcoholic beverages are outdated and they don't demonstrate ...

Free Home Business to Individuals Recovering from Alcoholism Provided by AlcoholSupportGroup.com

... Support Group.com, the flagship website for alcoholic Ape llc. According to Brian Diggins, Director of Recovery Resources for alcoholic Ape llc., "This program will only continue ... Recovery Program is a registered trade mark of alcoholic Ape llc. ...

Possible association between CP and LC of alcoholic etiology

... the possible association between CP and LC of alcoholic etiology. They compared clinical, functional, morphological and biochemical parameters in alcoholic subjects with a definitive diagnosis of CP or LC ... In their study, one hundred and forty consecutive alcoholic patients were subdivided into three groups: CP (n ...

The Internet, alcohol and sleep

... (excluding time for work or school); 3) number of alcoholic beverages consumed; and 4) number of coffee ... aged 18 years or older who consumed 2 or more alcoholic beverages a week or slept less than 6 hours a ... Internet time with more sleep, and avoid alcoholic beverage consumption. ...

Want to Know the Calorie Content of Your Favorite Drink?

... many carbs and calories are in 26 best-selling alcoholic beverages MONDAY, June 30 (HealthDay ... depending upon the specific brand and type of alcoholic beverage. But, the calorie and carbohydrate ... One public health expert agrees that alcoholic beverages should be labeled with their calorie ...

A new indicator for esophageal varix in alcoholic disease

... damage from chronic alcohol consumption. When the alcoholic patient is examined, it is often evident that alcoholic liver damage is progressing. Once alcoholic cirrhosis is established, esophageal varices ...

Risk threshold of daily alcohol intake and drinking duration in liver injury?

... alcoholic threshold effect rather than a dose-response ... injury. Alcohol intake, rather than the type of alcoholic beverage, was more significant to liver injury. ... However, there is a lack of population-based alcoholic liver disease (ALD) studies on China's islands. ...

Youth and Community Groups Commend Rockstar for Taking 'The Buzz' out of its Energy Drinks

... intent to stop selling Rockstar 21, the company's alcoholic energy drink. Now, the California Coalition on ... parents and even store clerks often confuse the alcoholic Rockstar 21 with its non-alcoholic counterpart. ... and suicide. The hype producers use to promote alcoholic energy drinks only furthers their risk-taking ...

Wine, women and... spirits, beer and breast cancer risk

... breast cancer risk from drinking three or more alcoholic drinks a day is similar to the increased breast ... between the frequency of drinking one type of alcoholic drink over another. Finally, they examined the ... comparing it with women who drank less than one alcoholic drink a day. They found that there was no ...

Kaiser Permanente Study Shows Alcohol Consumption - No Matter Beverage Type - Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

... breast cancer risk from drinking three or more alcoholic drinks a day is similar to the increased breast ... comparing it with women who drank less than one alcoholic drink a day. The study found there was no ... that women who drank between one and two alcoholic drinks per day increased their risk of breast ...

Kaiser Permanente study: Alcohol amount, not type -- wine, beer, liquor -- triggers breast cancer

... breast cancer risk from drinking three or more alcoholic drinks a day is similar to the increased breast ... comparing it with women who drank less than one alcoholic drink a day. The study found there was no ... found that women who drank between one and two alcoholic drinks per day increased their risk of breast ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments

... 45 percent. Other studies have shown that women who drink one to two alcoholic drinks a day increase their risk of breast cancer by 10 percent. That risk jumps to 30 percent when women consume three or more alcoholic beverages a day. Screening: Mammography is still the standard of ...

Linwood Group Research Suggests 3 Questions Everyone Should Ask When Choosing an Alcoholic Residential Centre

... 2009 -- Linwood Group announce that there is no doubt that a stay in an alcoholic residential centre can make a major difference in getting someone who is ... patterns that have led to their problems." But going into an alcoholic residential centre is a big step, she adds, so it's not surprising that ...

Daily alcohol intake can lead to binge drinking

... that infrequent drinkers rarely exceed two servings when they do consume alcoholic beverages. "The relationship between drinking frequency and consumption ... of drinking preferences, the study found that many Canadians consume alcoholic beverages on a daily basis to experience its mood-altering affects. ...

McDivitt Law Firm Expands Safe and Sober Free Ride Home to Cinco de Mayo

... has become synonymous with cultural festivities as well as partaking in alcoholic beverages. If you plan to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, remember to: Always have a designated driver if alcoholic beverages are being served. Provide nonalcoholic beverage choices if ...

Parents Worry That 'Alcopops' Encourage Teen Drinking

... respondents say TUESDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- Flavored alcoholic beverages -- dubbed alcopops -- contribute to underage drinking and should ... is a lot of action in state legislatures regarding alcopops or flavored alcoholic beverages. Many states are considering legislation and some have enacted ...

Media Images of Alcohol Can Drive You to Drink

... jewelry, key chains and other paraphernalia emblazoned with brands of alcoholic beverages. These children seem to be more prone to end up being binge ... that doubled as a "home cinema," complete with fridge (stocked with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks), a leather couch, large-screen TV, nibbles and ...

UCSF Gallo Study Finds Hormone Disorder Drug Could Help Drinkers Stay Sober

... broke new ground, the scientists knew that GDNF could not be used to treat alcoholic humans because its molecule is too large to cross the blood-brain barrier. ... for alcohol and relapse to drinking. Relapse is a critical issue for alcoholic patients trying to stay abstinent. As further evidence of the ...

Proteasome inhibition affects epigenetic mechanisms

... inhibition of proteasome function has been widely reported in models of alcoholic liver disease (ALD), why proteasome dysfunction may enhance hepatotoxicity ... betainehomocysteine methyltransferase (BHMT), and links to liver injury in alcoholic iver disease. ...

Iron overload: An important co-factor in the development of liver disease in alcoholics

... data regarding an association between iron metabolism, HFE mutations and alcoholic liver disease are inconclusive at present. A research article to be ... Regarding HFE mutations, only H63D was found to be associated with alcoholic liver disease [odds ratio 1.57 (95% CI 1.02-2.40)]. Alcoholics who were ...

JCI online early table of contents: Feb. 16, 2009

... that adenosine, which is a product of the breakdown of ethanol (the alcoholic component of alcoholic beverages), has a central role in alcohol-induced fatty liver in mice. ...

Alcohol taxes have clear effect on drinking

... today in the February edition of Addiction journal finds that the more alcoholic beverages cost, the less likely people are to drink. And when they do ... adds, "these findings provide a strong rationale for using increases in alcoholic beverage taxes to promote public health by reducing drinking." ...

Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin to Offer Free Terre Haute Cab Rides on New Year's Eve

... New Year's Safety Tips Always have a designated driver if alcoholic beverages are being served. If you are hosting a party, provide nonalcoholic beverages in addition to alcoholic drinks. Think about the dangers and the serious consequences of ...

Sex, Lies and Other Alcohol-Fueled 'Bad Behavior'

... after one drink. However, when asked for the acceptable number of alcoholic beverages for a person to consume at a workplace holiday party, one third ... percent of the sample responded it is acceptable to consume three to six alcoholic beverages as long they can "hold their liquor." 22 percent ...

Alcohol consumption declining, according to results of new study

... The proportion of people who developed alcohol-related disorders, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy or alcoholic cirrhosis remained nearly constant across all age groups. Writing in ...

You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention

... pharynx, and mouth. The ACS recommends that women drink no more than one alcoholic beverage a day and men no more than two alcoholic drinks a day. Then there's the lifesaving issue of screenings. Some ...

Alcohol consumption and polymorphisms of cytochromes P4502E1 are high risks for ESCC

... deaths worldwide. Epidemiologic studies have demonstrated that drinking alcoholic beverages is causally related to the development of ESCC. The genetic ... on ESCC became evident in 2003 when it became widely accepted that alcoholic beverages are causally related to cancer of the esophagus. A review of ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008

... when bottled, Ouzo, Pastis, Pernod, and other popular anise-flavored alcoholic beverages form milky-white emulsions when diluted with water prior to ... MTS ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Life of an Anise-Flavored alcoholic Beverage: Does Its Stability Cloud or Confirm Theory? DOWNLOAD FULL ...

Youth and Health Experts Call on the Governor to Take the Buzz Out of Energy Drinks

... alcopops as distilled spirits and to investigate the labeling practices of alcoholic products marketed to teens. Youth gave law enforcement officers and ... some parents are accidentally purchasing these items for their kids." alcoholic energy drinks are prepackaged beverages that contain not only alcohol but ...

Make a Toast, Not a Scene: Five Tips for the Holiday Office Party

... Cure' for too much -- Throughout the evening, drink water after each alcoholic beverage and eat food that is high in carbohydrates. If you happen to ... symptoms when dissolved in water and taken one hour after the last alcoholic beverage is consumed. For more information on The Cure, visit ...

American Council on Exercise Offers 10 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

... Water helps counter the dehydrating effects of travel or drinking alcoholic beverages, and it may also help satiate your appetite since thirst is ... Try drinking hot herbal tea instead of coffee, and keep the number of alcoholic drinks to a minimum. 9. Don't aim for perfection, and enjoy the ...

Drinking Often Spurs Move to Poorer Neighborhoods

... on women. However, "the effects may be even stronger on women, because alcoholic women have a high tendency to marry alcoholic men," study co-author Anne Buu, a research investigator of psychiatry at ...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

... for some types of skin cancer. Other items in this category are red wine and salted fish. Scientific studies suggest that drinking red wine or other alcoholic beverages carries a greater cancer risk than tanning. It is completely irresponsible to compare indoor tanning with mustard gas or arsenic as so ...

Moderate Drinking Might Guard Against Alzheimer's

... drinking habit. "We found that for cognitively normal older adults, the lowest risk of dementia was for those who drank an average of one to two alcoholic drinks per day," said study author Dr. Kaycee M. Sink, an assistant professor of medicine with the department of internal medicine in the Gerontology ...

Regular moderate alcohol intake has cognitive benefits in older adults

... monitor who developed dementia. Researchers found that individuals who had no cognitive impairment at the start of the study and drank eight to 14 alcoholic beverages per week, or one to two per day, experienced an average 37 percent reduction in risk of developing dementia compared to individuals who did ...

News from Cancer

... cancer risk. Researchers led by Zhihong Gong Ph.D. of the University of California San Francisco, examined the associations of total alcohol, type of alcoholic beverage, and drinking pattern with risks of total, low- and high-grade prostate cancer. They used data from more than 10,000 men participating in ...
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