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www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Cannabis Tops Alcohol as Americans' Daily Drug of Choice

Cannabis has become the daily drug of choice over alcohol for Americans, with a significant increase in high-frequency use over the past three decades. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
New York City

Man's jaw broken in assault at Sligo music festival

Alcohol-fueled assault at a music festival led to serious injuries. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Coffee

The Two-Ingredient Carajillo Is More Than the 'Next Espresso Martini'

The carajillo, a coffee cocktail with origins in Spain and Latin America, has been gaining popularity and interest in recent years.
The carajillo is not just a trend, but a drink that has been enjoyed for centuries and has various recipes and variations across different countries. [ more ]
Independent
5 months ago
Relationships

'I lost my tolerance for bulls**t. My standards for myself were higher' - the rise of dry dating

More people are trying sober dating
Alcohol was used to feel more empowered in dating and sex [ more ]
silive
5 months ago
Wine

If approved, new law would allow wine to be sold in NYC supermarkets

A new bill is being considered for Senate approval that would allow the sale of wine at food markets in New York City.
Liquor store owners are opposed to the bill, as they fear it will negatively impact their business. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
5 months ago
Marketing

Man United make marketing blunder with player of choice to sponsor alcohol partner

Manchester United's marketing team faced backlash for including Marcus Rashford in an advertisement for alcohol brand Chivas Regal.
Rashford's recent disciplinary issues and alcohol-related antics have raised concerns about his off-field behavior. [ more ]
#inflammation
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

How Does Alcohol Affect the Gut Microbiome?

Happy microbes in the gut are essential for digestion, immune function, and intestinal health.
Heavy drinking can lead to an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, causing inflammation and disease. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Wellness

All The Ways Alcohol Legitimately Makes Your Skin Look Worse

Alcohol causes dehydration, leading to dehydrated skin.
Alcohol and its breakdown product, acetaldehyde, cause inflammation and redness in the skin. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

How Does Alcohol Affect the Gut Microbiome?

Happy microbes in the gut are essential for digestion, immune function, and intestinal health.
Heavy drinking can lead to an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, causing inflammation and disease. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Wellness

All The Ways Alcohol Legitimately Makes Your Skin Look Worse

Alcohol causes dehydration, leading to dehydrated skin.
Alcohol and its breakdown product, acetaldehyde, cause inflammation and redness in the skin. [ more ]
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Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

The Best Lunar New Year Drink Gifts, According to Drink Pros

Gifts play a significant role in Asian cultures during holidays and celebrations.
Alcohol, such as Johnnie Walker and soju, is often given as gifts and enjoyed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Asian communities. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
New England Patriots

Ty Law shared a humorous story about Mike Vrabel and the Patriots' practice routine

Ty Law admits to drinking alcohol during practice with the Patriots, citing Mike Vrabel as the one who had a flask.
Law reminisces about the Patriots' old school practice routines, including driving to practice with shoulder pads on. [ more ]
#dry-january
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Brooklyn

New year, new you: Brooklynites share their 2024 New Year's resolutions * Brooklyn Paper

People often set new goals at the start of the new year, with improving fitness and finances being top priorities.
Some common resolutions mentioned by Brooklynites include exercising regularly, spending more time with family, drinking less alcohol, and improving business performance. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Wellness

'Quitting Was Something I Had Contemplated Doing For A Long Time'

Chef chooses to stop drinking due to the impact on his ability to run his restaurants.
He initially intended to take a break from drinking but eventually realized he didn't miss it much. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Brooklyn

New year, new you: Brooklynites share their 2024 New Year's resolutions * Brooklyn Paper

People often set new goals at the start of the new year, with improving fitness and finances being top priorities.
Some common resolutions mentioned by Brooklynites include exercising regularly, spending more time with family, drinking less alcohol, and improving business performance. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Wellness

'Quitting Was Something I Had Contemplated Doing For A Long Time'

Chef chooses to stop drinking due to the impact on his ability to run his restaurants.
He initially intended to take a break from drinking but eventually realized he didn't miss it much. [ more ]
moredry-january
#sobriety
SFGATE
6 months ago
Music

Green Day discuss potential collaboration with Olivia Rodrigo

Green Day's new album 'Saviors' is described as part of a trifecta with their albums 'Dookie' and 'American Idiot'
Billie Joe Armstrong discusses his relationship with alcohol and his journey to sobriety [ more ]
bowsandsequins.com
4 months ago
Writing

Sober Curious: Thoughts on Sobriety bows & sequins

Stretching, whether physical or in lifestyle choices like sobriety, requires consistent mindfulness and practice.
The concept of being sober curious, or exploring periods of sobriety, is gaining popularity in mainstream culture. [ more ]
SFGATE
6 months ago
Music

Green Day discuss potential collaboration with Olivia Rodrigo

Green Day's new album 'Saviors' is described as part of a trifecta with their albums 'Dookie' and 'American Idiot'
Billie Joe Armstrong discusses his relationship with alcohol and his journey to sobriety [ more ]
bowsandsequins.com
4 months ago
Writing

Sober Curious: Thoughts on Sobriety bows & sequins

Stretching, whether physical or in lifestyle choices like sobriety, requires consistent mindfulness and practice.
The concept of being sober curious, or exploring periods of sobriety, is gaining popularity in mainstream culture. [ more ]
moresobriety
Eater Seattle
6 months ago
Cocktails

We Deserve Better Nonalcoholic Drinks

Bars and restaurants in Seattle are offering more interesting nonalcoholic drink options to cater to nondrinkers and abstainers from alcohol, which has become trendy.
Some bars have lazy or simplistic approaches to their nonalcoholic drink menus, offering basic options or failed attempts to replicate alcoholic flavors. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Wellness

How alcohol affects your body as you age: resilience in your 20s to 'ill, slow the next day' in your 60s

Moderate drinking depends on age, as the liver and brain are more resilient in youth.
Drinking in moderation can still be neurotoxic and harmful to the liver even if not consumed in excess. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
6 months ago
Wellness

Why I Love My Sober Life: Everything I Gained When I Quit Drinking - Tiny Buddha

The author struggled with alcohol and used it as a way to escape and cope with her overwhelming life.
She eventually realized that alcohol was the common theme in her poor decision-making, tiredness, and grumpiness. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Wellness

There is 'no safe amount' of alcohol to drink if you want to avoid this disease: study

Giving up or reducing alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of oral and esophageal cancer.
More research is needed to determine if alcohol reduction can also lower the risk of other types of cancer. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Health

So THAT'S Why Drinking Alcohol Makes You Feel Worse As You Get Older

The impact of alcohol on the body varies based on age.
Moderate drinking can still have negative effects on the body and brain. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Hampstead pub refuses to serve apple juice in champagne flute to child' on New Year's Eve

A pub manager in London refused to serve a five-year-old apple juice in a champagne glass, claiming it could encourage her to drink alcohol.
The mother argued that the manager's decision was an example of a nanny state where parents are not allowed to parent their own children. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

Can a Sommelier Be Sober?

Sommeliers are choosing sobriety as more people reconsider their relationship with alcohol.
Being a sober sommelier challenges traditional stereotypes and shows that wine appreciation can happen without drinking. [ more ]
#digest
Inverse
6 months ago
Wellness

Why Does Alcohol Give You Diarrhea? A Gastroenterologist Reveals The Bizarre Connection

Alcohol can affect the movement of food in the stomach and small bowel.
Chronic alcohol use can lead to diarrhea and reduced absorption of nutrients in the small bowel. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Wellness

Alcohol: Better without it in dry January DW 12/30/2023

Abstaining from alcohol can lead to better sleep, normalized blood pressure, improved digestion, and a healthier liver.
Alcohol activates catecholamines, including adrenaline, preventing proper rest at night. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Wellness

Alcohol: Better without it during dry January DW 12/30/2023

Abstaining from alcohol can lead to improved sleep, normalized blood pressure, better digestion, and a healthier liver.
Alcohol can disrupt sleep patterns and raise blood pressure, while abstaining from alcohol can lead to better sleep and normalized blood pressure. [ more ]
Inverse
6 months ago
Wellness

Why Does Alcohol Give You Diarrhea? A Gastroenterologist Reveals The Bizarre Connection

Alcohol can affect the movement of food in the stomach and small bowel.
Chronic alcohol use can lead to diarrhea and reduced absorption of nutrients in the small bowel. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Wellness

Alcohol: Better without it in dry January DW 12/30/2023

Abstaining from alcohol can lead to better sleep, normalized blood pressure, improved digestion, and a healthier liver.
Alcohol activates catecholamines, including adrenaline, preventing proper rest at night. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Wellness

Alcohol: Better without it during dry January DW 12/30/2023

Abstaining from alcohol can lead to improved sleep, normalized blood pressure, better digestion, and a healthier liver.
Alcohol can disrupt sleep patterns and raise blood pressure, while abstaining from alcohol can lead to better sleep and normalized blood pressure. [ more ]
moredigest
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Wellness

100 tiny changes to transform your life: from the one-minute rule to pyjama yoga

Not setting a morning alarm.
During the pandemic, I found I didn't need to set one.
Now, I very rarely do.
HuffPost
2 years ago
Wellness

I'm Not An Alcoholic, But I Am A Non-Drinker. Here's Why I Quit.

The author has changed their mind about many things in their life, including their views on alcohol.
The author slowly decided to quit drinking, even though they didn't have a drinking problem. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Productivity

Don't quit booze just drink differently: 15 ways to change your life without trying all that hard

Cutting down on alcohol can have a positive impact on one's life, making it more vibrant and enjoyable.
Focus on overall well-being and health in weight loss, rather than solely on the number on the scale.
Decluttering one area at a time can provide a sense of accomplishment and make organizing more manageable. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Wellness

4 Tips for Booze-Free Holiday Fun

Saying no to alcohol during holiday celebrations can prompt uncomfortable reactions and increased peer pressure.
Practicing what you're going to say when people offer you a drink and setting boundaries can help navigate alcohol-free holiday seasons. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Wellness

7 ways drinking alcohol wreaks havoc on your gut health

Alcohol can negatively impact gut health, leading to weight gain, increased risk of diseases, and immune system vulnerabilities.
Drinking alcohol can irritate the gut due to ingredients and mixers in alcoholic drinks. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Wellness

These foods could be putting you at a higher risk of cancer, researchers say

Consuming certain foods and drinks may increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Alcohol and white bread were found to increase the risk, while fiber, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, and carbohydrate intake were found to lower the risk. [ more ]
HuffPost
8 months ago
Wellness

5 Things You Should Know About How Alcohol Affects Your Body

Alcohol affects the body quickly, with the liver starting to process it within 20 minutes.
Acetaldehyde, a byproduct of alcohol, can contribute to negative day-after effects.
BAC can continue to rise even after you stop drinking. [ more ]
HuffPost
8 months ago
Wellness

Doctors Reveal The Damage That 1 Day Of Thanksgiving Food Can Do

Part of what makes Thanksgiving so special is that many of the foods on the table are only enjoyed during this particular meal - and you get to have them all at the same time!
Medscape
8 months ago
Health

New National Data on Americans' Substance Use, Abuse

Marijuana use increased in every age group in the United States, including those over the age of 65.
More than 4 million youth aged 12-20 reported vaping marijuana in the past year.
Alcohol remains the most commonly used substance, with 137 million people reporting alcohol consumption in the past month. [ more ]
The Atlantic
8 months ago
Wellness

Has Alcohol Left Humanity Better or Worse Off?

Alcohol can have both positive and negative effects on individuals and families.
For some people, alcohol provides a sense of community and relaxation. [ more ]
Irish Independent
1 month ago
New York City

Justin Timberlake's mug shot released after star arrested for drink driving

Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI in the Hamptons. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Writing

'America's Got Talent' judge Howie Mandel found his wife in pool of blood after drunken accident: 'It was too much'

Howie Mandel recounts a terrifying incident where he found his wife injured after a night of heavy drinking in Las Vegas. [ more ]
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