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Ways to cut down your drinking

Ways to cut down your drinking

Most people are aware of the need to have a limited alcoholic intake. Women should have no more than two units a night, and men should have no more than three. Nearly everybody drinks a few too many from time to time, but if you’re beginning to be concerned about your habitual intake, follow these...
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Revealed: the ultimate hangover cure

Revealed: the ultimate hangover cure

Forget hair of the dog or a greasy fry-up, coffee and aspirin combo scientifically-proven to be the best cure for a hangover.
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The effects of binge drinking

The effects of binge drinking

The term “binge drinking” can have different meanings, but generally it refers to drinking heavily over a short period of time with the intention of becoming...
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Healthy cocktails

Healthy cocktails

Yep, you can drink alcohol and be healthy, says Hollywood nutritionist Philip Goglia.
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Does mixing drinks cause a worse hangover?

Does mixing drinks cause a worse hangover?

What happens when you mix your drinks? There is much anecdotal evidence suggesting that if you mix your drinks, you'll end up with a worse hangover, compared...
Australians start drinking before 14th birthday

Australians start drinking before 14th birthday

Most teenagers have downed their first stiff drink before their 14th birthday, according to new figures showing Australians are drinking younger.
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Alcohol is making women fat

Alcohol is making women fat

Health experts say women are catching up to men in the beer-belly stakes — and it's our sedentary lifestyle, not genetics, that is to blame.
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Drinking to disaster <br> Binge drinking destroying our looks

Drinking to disaster
Binge drinking destroying our looks

Take a look at this face? Does it look familiar? Perhaps it reminds you of a crazy great aunt or your drunken uncle in his finest fancy dress attire. Take...
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Drunkorexia: a phenomenon the world should worry about?

Drunkorexia: a phenomenon the world should worry about?

Is this just another fad term to which people can attach themselves and claim victim status? Or, is it truly becoming a phenomenon the world should worry...
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Alcohol in food — can it make you over the limit?

Alcohol in food — can it make you over the limit?

In this day of booze buses, we all know we have to watch what we drink when we go out for dinner. But what about the alcohol in our food — could that put...
Is a glass of red wine a day good for you?

Is a glass of red wine a day good for you?

Does red wine deserve its reputation as a healthy choice?
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What is a standard drink?

What is a standard drink?

A standard drink is any drink that contains approximately 10 grams of alcohol.
Use the label on the bottle, can or cask to find out how many standard drinks...
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'Deadly' alcohol needs global regulation, health expert says

'Deadly' alcohol needs global regulation, health expert says

University Lecturer in Global Health Politics, Dr Devi Sridhar, has called for the World Health Organisation to put policies in place to regulate alcohol...
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Eat to beat your hangover

Eat to beat your hangover

The fabled hangover cure: surrounded by a whirlwind of old wives' tales, tall stories, theories developed by your mate that once did the trick, your dad's...
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Teens with alcoholic parents more likely to have addictive personalities

Teens with alcoholic parents more likely to have addictive personalities

Parents who are alcoholics are more likely to pass on their addictive personality to their children, finds new US research.
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Ultimate hangover cure coming

Ultimate hangover cure coming

Blowfish, a new over-the-counter drug can eradicate a hangover in just 15 minutes.
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Tips for protecting your liver this festive season

Tips for protecting your liver this festive season

The festive season is here. It's time to eat, drink and be merry. More often than not, though, most of us get carried away by the Christmas cheer and end up...
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Are you immune to alcohol?

Are you immune to alcohol?

A new study has shown that the immune cells in your brain can contribute to how you respond to alcohol, and treatment could soon be available for people known...
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Drinking wine may prevent Alzheimer's

Drinking wine may prevent Alzheimer's

Drinking alcohol, particularly wine, in moderation may lower the risk of dementia, finds a review of previous studies.
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10 drinking myths debunked

10 drinking myths debunked

There are any number of crazy facts, figures and stories that come out while we're drinking that aren't strictly based on the truth.
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