Topic: Alcohol

Schools Should Accommodate Those Struggling with Addiction

April 2, 2015
Schools Should Accommodate Those Struggling with Addiction

Newspapers and magazines are filed with stories of adolescents and young adults struggling with addiction.

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Alcohol Advertising Has Little Effect on Overall Consumption

March 25, 2015

Despite alcohol advertising facing increasing regulatory pressure in the U.S. and abroad, new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that advertising has little if any effect on overall alcohol consumption.

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Bans on Alcohol Advertising Don't Make Much Sense

Feb. 2, 2015
Bans on Alcohol Advertising Don't Make Much Sense

The Super Bowl has come and go, and watchers were treated to some of the best commercials of the year. Once again, among the ads' sponsors were producers of alcoholic products who many times make some of the highest rated commercials of the game.

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Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way

Jan. 21, 2015
Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a study that found six Americans die every day on average from alcohol poisoning.

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Mutation Stops Worms From Getting Drunk

July 16, 2014

Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal.

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