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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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Alcohol, social distancing, drinking

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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One In 10 Older Adults Currently Binge Drinks

Binge drinking is a risky behavior, particularly for older adults due to aging-related physical changes and the likelihood of having chronic health issues. 

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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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How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic With Age?

Keep in mind that the difference between safe, moderate and heavy drinking is a personal matter and different for everyone.

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Roxanne Jones

Baby Boomers And Booze: Do We Have A Drinking Problem?

I must admit, however, that sometimes I wonder whether I might enjoy my wine a bit too much.

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