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New Study Shows We Consume More Sugar from Booze Than Soda

Recent findings from market research company Euromonitor reveal that adults from around the world take in more calories from alcohol than sugary drinks.
Daisy Meager
10.18.16
alcohol

How Brexit Could Make Hangover-Free Alcohol a Reality

A London-based think tank says that Britain could become a leader in synthetic alcohol, should it leave EU restrictions.
Daisy Meager
9.23.16
Booze

A Rum Ad Got Banned for Suggesting That Alcohol Makes You More Confident

The offending ad features a raucous party on a pirate ship, at which Captain Morgan arrives and begins dancing to “Le Freak.”
Phoebe Hurst
8.31.16
alcohol

Are Health Officials About to Say That Moderate Drinking Is No Riskier Than Driving a Car?

A UK government source has told </i>The Times</i> that new alcohol guidelines will state that “the risks of drinking moderately are no higher than everyday activities such as driving a car.”
Daisy Meager
8.24.16
alcohol

This App Will Stop You From Going to the Pub

A team of liver specialists at University College London has developed a new smartphone app to help alcoholic liver disease patients cut down on drinking.
Daisy Meager
6.17.16
Booze

This Health Expert Is Throwing Serious Shade on Dry January

Dry January, the charity-backed campaign that encourages drinkers to give up booze for a month, has come under fire from a York University health academic, who says it may “do more harm than good.”
Phoebe Hurst
1.14.16
Booze

This Professor Has Invented a Pill That Eliminates Hangovers

Former chief drugs adviser, Professor David Nutt has answered your sweaty, toilet-bowl-hugging prayers and invented a non-toxic inebriant drug that mimics the effects of alcohol: without the hangover.
Phoebe Hurst
1.1.16