New York Times - Big Soda’s Alcohol Drinks Worry Health Experts
PepsiCo and Coca-Cola enter hard soda markets, causing concerns among regulators and researchers.
Sterling - New study raises concern over relationship between major alcohol
research funder and alcohol Industry
A new study has uncovered extensive interactions between one of the world’s leading funders of alcohol research and alcohol industry groups, sparking concern about the industry’s influence on science and public health policy.
ScienceAlert - Even
a Small Amount of Alcohol During Pregnancy Linked to Changes in a Child's Face
Just one glass of wine a week during pregnancy has been linked to permanent changes in a child's facial features – and possibly their cognitive abilities too.
WHIO TV - The
BORG: New alcoholic cocktail sends students to emergency rooms, doctor says
Doctors are warning young adults, particularly college students, against a new, dangerous alcoholic concoction trending on social media.
(Canada) - Alcohol taxes in Canada are going up
On April 1, a new 6.3 per cent federal alcohol tax hike will go into effect. Mark von Schellwitz of Restaurants Canada explains how the price hike will impact restaurants already struggling with food inflation.
(Ireland) - Talking to teenagers about alcohol: ‘We must communicate openly
and practise what we preach about drinking’
Alcohol use among teenagers appears to be waning, but with health risks high, it is still important that parents do everything possible to delay the age at which their children start drinking
Media - Katie Asks Her Nutritionist for the Lowdown on Cancer and Alcohol
After being diagnosed with breast cancer in the summer of 2022, I was stunned, of course. But then I did what comes naturally to me as a reporter: I tried to find out everything I could. I talked to a host of experts to understand what was going on in my body and make sure I was being proactive about staying healthy.
Health and Aged Care (Australia) - 'Strong Born' a new campaign supporting
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to yarn about FASD
Today, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) supported by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), will launch the Strong Born campaign aimed at raising awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, and safe breastfeeding practices.
(Australia) - Fast food, alcohol and political advertising to be banned
under City of Canning ‘moral police’ rules
A furore has erupted over a plan to ban hamburgers, faces of wannabe politicians and anything that might be deemed offensive from being advertised at suburban bus shelters throughout the City of Canning.
Mirage News - Facebook
Ads Target Young People with Alcohol, Gambling and Unhealthy Food
Facebook and Instagram are bombarding young people with targeted ads for alcohol, gambling and unhealthy food, new data shows, prompting calls for reform to protect young people from harmful digital marketing.
Health Policy Watch
- WHO’s Updated Guidance for NCDs Is a Great Start, But Must Steer Clear of
While WHO’s recent Executive Board meeting saw a considerable amount of sound and fury over the proposed pandemic treaty, an obscurely titled but vital appendix of updated “best buys” to combat noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was also briefly on stage.
Brief - Political action key to addressing alcohol-linked cancer
After tobacco, alcohol is the second biggest cause of cancer – before other risk factors like infections, physical inactivity, or sunlight. Worldwide, around 740 000 people get cancer due to alcohol, annually. However, more can be done to prevent it – but only with political will.
Helsinki (Finland) - When alcohol becomes cheaper, abortions and adverse
birth outcomes increase, new research shows
When Finnish policymakers cut taxes on alcohol and made importing alcohol easier, rates of abortion, pre-term birth, and low birthweight all rose, according to a new study published in the scientific journal Addiction.