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New Zealanders build island bar in effort to avoid alcohol ban

On the rocks, please! A group of creative New Zealanders constructed a sand island bar in coastal waters in effort to avoid a ban on drinking in public places. The swim-up structure located in the Tairua estuary on the Coromandel ...

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An alcohol buzz affects how men objectify women

Men buzzed from booze are more likely to see women as sexual objects, and that’s science talking — not your BFF about his weekend. And if it sounds obvious, new research goes beyond earlier anecdotal reporting to explore factors at ...

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The not-so-sweet truth about alcohol and sugar

There’s no denying that we all enjoy the sweet things in life. Fresh baked cookies, a slice of cake or an ice cream cone brighten our day and allow us to indulge just a little bit! It’s also true that ...

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Chester Bennington had alcohol in system when he died

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington had alcohol in his system when he died from suicide over the summer, a final autopsy report released Tuesday revealed. The report from the Los Angeles County Coroner said investigators found an empty glass bottle ...

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Prince's Paisley Park seeks alcohol permit for events

Operators of Prince’s former home and recording complex in Minnesota are seeking a special permit so they can serve alcohol during the week of the Super Bowl. Some people are questioning the request, noting the late musician didn’t allow alcohol ...

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Alcohol eliminated as factor in NYC ferry accident

Alcohol was ruled out as a factor in an accident that stranded 114 passengers when a ferry ran aground in Lower Manhattan, but the boat’s captain has been sidelined while investigators determine what happened. No one was injured when the ...

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30% of Americans know drinking alcohol can cause cancer: survey

Almost 80% of American adults polled for a cancer risk factor survey correctly identified tobacco use as a potential cause of the illness, but only 30% know that drinking alcohol can lead to cancer, too. The poll, conducted by the ...

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Alcohol vs. marijuana: Which one is safest?

There are few battles as heated as the discussion as to what’s safer — alcohol or marijuana? Like a professional tennis match, the lobs volley back and forth. Alcohol is legal, marijuana is not (in most states). You can’t overdose ...

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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

REUTERS Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11:25 AM Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind ...

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Gonorrhea rates decrease after a hike in alcohol tax

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, December 21, 2015, 4:33 PM BSIP/UIG via Getty Images CDC estimated that in 2014, there were about 350,000 cases of gonorrhea in the United States. Here’s a reason to clap. A group of researchers from ...

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