Alcohol headlines 8th of April

Our occasional round up of  alcohol headlines 8th of April

The alcohol industry gave the US government money to prove moderate drinking is safe

This is a really disturbing. The major US institution on drugs and alcohol has accepted alcohol industry money to do a major piece of research. The research shows when industry fund a study the results tend to be positive for industry.  A major conflict of interest. What were they thinking? Shows the power of the alcohol industry.

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I’ve realised my fiancée is drinking too much

A bride to be realises she does not want her life to revolve around alcohol. But her family can’t see the problem. Some useful advice.

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The Ant McPartlin case proves we have double standards around drinking

Lucy Rocca describes the mixed messages we give about alcohol. Well worthwhile reading this.

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I was basically trying to keep up with men in their 40s.

This business professional got trapped in alcohol but has turned her life around.

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Passengers stranded at airport as pilot found drunk

Over 100 people stranded when airport employee noticed pilot was swaying as he walked. You’d feel sorry for the passengers. let’s hope that pilot gets the help he needs.

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This post was written by Carol

As some who gets hangovers lasting a week, Carol never drank too much - Once she got to a sensible age! However as a patient with an auto immune illness, since she was a teenager she has to drink very little. So she really understands how Irish society makes this very difficult. Carol is responsible for all aspects of Lifewise operations that Valerie and Angela do not cover.

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