January 4, 2013
Why do young British women who hold good, upstanding jobs, get dressed up all trampy and get totally bolloxed on weekend? This is the third in a series of blog entries looking at the drinking habits of today’s young, British professional women.
Some of these young women think they are having ... [More]
August 2, 2012
It was with great joy that I learned that the World Health Organization announced it would initiate a global effort to combat alcohol use and abuse. The WHO has been instrumental in eradicating a number of diseases and it is about time its focused its efforts on alcohol disease.
For those of you wh... [More]
June 21, 2012
One of my favorite golfers on the PGA Tour is John Daly. This is man that has incredible God-given talent for striking a golf ball. Few can blast it farther than Daly.
He is also very human. He reminds me of an “Average Joe” trying to fulfill his destiny. Known a... [More]
May 15, 2012
When you think of the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo what comes to mind? If you are Mexican you might celebrate the day with food and drink. This too is the case for Americans and others looking for an opportunity to celebrate.
Most certainly, alcohol has become a major part of many Cinco de Mayo ce... [More]
March 11, 2012
Let’s face it drinking alcohol, doing drugs and playing in water do not mix. The horror stories could go on for pages. Each year thousands of people are killed or severely injured by mixing drugs and alcohol.
Following is a tragic tale from Kent Online of two young men who made the stupid dec... [More]
January 22, 2012
The fact that alcohol is legal and reasonably affordable makes it a popular beverage choice. Other than nicotine products, there are no other legal over-the-counter options for people to get buzzed on. Of course now there are designer drugs and bath salts and of course whipped cream cans, but the fa... [More]
January 7, 2012
Let’s face a simple fact – alcohol and dieting have a symbiotic relationship. Basically, you cannot diet to lose weight if you continue to drink alcohol regularly.
As many of us aim to lose weight in the New Year, we often see food as our only foe and forget about the secret enemy... [More]
December 23, 2011
Is society in general getting control of alcoholism? Recent studies would show that alcohol consumption and addiction are at all-time highs and things are getting worse.
Alcohol-related hospital admissions for Greater Manchester have risen by 11% on last year and over 130% in eight years.
Michael ... [More]
December 15, 2011
Are you a normal person who maybe enjoys a few drinks after work or a few glasses of wine at home? After all, it's all part of unwinding, just a bit of harmless letting off of steam. You're in control though -- it's not as if you can't get up for work in the morning or forget to pay the mortgage.
November 29, 2011
Have you ever consumed a spiked beverage? Odds are that you have. It turns out that the spiking of drinks has gotten more dangerous.
In college there were many times where we spiked drinks – usually with grain alcohol (190 proof). I witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of grain alcohol... [More]