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Underage Drinking: What Should Parents Know?

Encounter Youth As a parent of two young children, I have become increasingly aware of how many questions parents have, as well as the countless conflicting opinions on how to raise a child well. My children are not teenagers yet, so I have not yet had to deal with the delicate topic of [...]

What Alcohol Does To Your Body After 40

Shutterstock If you're over 40, the chances are you like a drink. A recent online survey in Britain found "empty nester" mothers were at the forefront of a middle-aged drinking epidemic, with 28 per cent of women over 45 admitting they drank as much or more than their grown-up children. It's also those 65 [...]

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Giving Teens Alcohol in Small Amounts Does Not Promote Responsible Drinking

CHRIS UHLMANN: Allowing teenagers tastes of alcohol to try and promote responsible drinking might be counterproductive. That's the view of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre after a four year study of the drinking habits of 2000 families. Researchers found that teenagers who got alcohol from their parents are three times more likely to [...]

Dry July

Dry July is a non-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of adults living with cancer through an online social community giving up booze for the month of July. Dry July is also a chance to raise awareness of individual drinking habits, the value of a balanced healthy lifestyle, a personal challenge, encourage positive change [...]