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Can Text Messaging Help Reduce Drinking Problem?

Older adults , those more than 50 years of age, who consume alcohol beyond healthy drinking guidelines are a growing public health concern.

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Spiff Up Your Cocktails With An Easy Creative Infusion

A half-dozen Mason jars line the top shelf of Toni Dash’s pantry. Some are filled with clear liquid tinted almost imperceptibly. Others, like the jar of vodka infused with ripe pears and a generous helping of spices, are bursting with vivid colors that make cocktails as beautiful as they are delicious.

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Ring In The New Year, Rein In Your Drinking

Two years into a pandemic that has changed how we work, live and play, another change has the potential for far-reaching impact: rising alcohol use.

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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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