There’s a new way to measure how much exposure young adults are getting to alcohol. A Medical News Today report reveals a new online tool from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to help officials determine how much radio advertising is getting through to[.....]
The use of alcohol involves many risks, including the risk of injury and a heightened willingness to participate in dangerous behaviors. While many vehicular accidents and injuries are related to alcohol, studies have shown that many news sources omit the involvement of alcohol in injury and crime reports.
According to a recent journal study on Alcohol and Drugs, alcohol plays a significant role in fatal injuries and violent crimes. Hopefully, recent media coverage will help increase support for alcohol control laws.
Binge drinking activities are known to put lives at risk and the epidemic tends to be getting worse in the UK. Authorities in the country believe that the only way to curb such activities is to raise the price of certain types of alcohol.
Montana is one state dealing with a high rate of alcohol-related traffic deaths. According to a new study by Montana State University economist Doug Young, placing a higher tax on alcohol-based drinks – such as beer, wine and hard liquor – could lower this rate and save more lives.
Should a woman with a drug or alcohol problem be granted access to reproductive assistance services? The Science Daily recently published a release that examines this question. A position statement was shared by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
Missouri governor Jay Nixon is considering making it a crime to refuse a blood-alcohol test, and would send those registering over 0.15 percent to court, subjecting them to steeper penalties.
While those who like to take part in alcohol consumption cheer at lower drink prices, researchers point to lower prices and illicit purchase as key drivers for underage drinking. A recent Science Daily post highlights this phenomenon.
A state legislative committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to increase Wisconsin’s beer tax for the first time since 1969.
Those caught for being drunk and disorderly in South Wales may be able to avoid conviction by signing up for a class on the impact of alcohol abuse. Similar to the game show â€œWho Wants to be a Millionaire?â€ offenders would use handsets to answer multiple-choice questions about the psychological, physical, and social consequences of[.....]