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Colleges, communities can reduce alcohol-related harm to students

Coordinated strategies that address alcohol availability, alcohol policy enforcement and drinking norms can help colleges and their communities protect students from the harms of high-risk drinking, according to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health.


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Weight-loss surgery increases alcoholism risk

Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research consortium.


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High school drivers are safer these days…

Except for that texting problem

U.S. high school students have shown significant progress over the past two decades in improving many health-risk behaviors associated with the leading cause of death among youth—motor vehicle crashes—according to the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities.


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CDC: U.S binge drinking a "dangerous and costly health problem"

Binge drinking in the U.S. is a bigger problem than previously thought, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Bars, booze and butts: Eye of the storm for youthful misbehavior

Public health researchers have known that tobacco and alcohol use are strongly associated. Also, bars are key public venues where both substances are frequently used.


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Study: Binge drinking costs U.S. billions of dollars a year

CDC details workplace, health care toll of booze

The cost of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States in 2006 reached $223.5 billion or about $1.90 per drink, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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