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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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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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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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