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Older Adults Rarely Discuss Alcohol Use With Doctors

Over one quarter of U.S. adults age 65 and older who used alcohol and had a healthcare visit in the past year were not asked about their alcohol use with their healthcare providers.

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Older Adults Engaged In Risky Drinking During Pandemic

s many older adults get back to normal life across the United States thanks to high rates of vaccination and lower COVID-19 activity, a new poll suggests many should watch their alcohol intake.

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Light Drinking May Protect Brain Function

Light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older age, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. 

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Older Women Who Like To Drink Alcohol Think It’s Normal

Women aged 50-70 are more likely than younger women to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low risk drinking guidelines, and most think that’s just perfectly fine.

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Are Older Social Drinkers Putting Health At Risk?

Nearly half of Americans older than 65 years of age self-report as current drinkers. Most do not develop alcohol use disorders.

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New Study Explains Why Drinking Alcohol Causes Munchies

New research in mice suggests that a shared circuit in the brain could be one reason why heavy drinking and high-fat “junk food” cravings go hand in hand.

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