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Balance Update: Alcohol is seriously damaging womens health

Posted 24/04/15

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Soft sell: Why we buy into booze
The drink giants have succeeded in stopping restrictions on ads and sponsorship with their "responsible drinking" campaigns.   Click here to read more...

Alcohol is seriously damaging women’s health
Often these are women who are not dependent on alcohol, but are in the habit of regularly drinking. They buy wine and other alcohol as part of the weekly shop. Click here to read more...

Irish women's alcohol consumption comes under the spotlight
Some 88 deaths every week are directly attributable to alcohol - and while overall consumption in Ireland has decreased, two groups that continue to drink too much are young women and the middle aged.  Click here to read more...

Our teens - starting to drink at age 13
Alarming new figures that show adolescents are developing harmful alcohol habits from a very young age.  Click here to read more...

Court refuses to hear child's case for damages against alcoholic mother
A child born with serious, alcohol-related problems after her mother drank excessively whilst pregnant has been refused permission to take her battle for compensation to the Supreme Court in England.   Click here to read more...

Alcohol price warning over violence
Cheap alcohol in supermarkets is fuelling violence, and making booze more affordable now the economic downturn is over would be a mistake, experts have warned.   Click here to read more...

Cancer risk high in young female drinkers
Women who drink alcohol between puberty and their first pregnancy are putting themselves at a greater risk of breast cancer, a public health expert has warned.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol industry campaigns ‘normalise’ excessive drinking
A leading expert on alcohol harm has hit out at drinks industry-funded health campaigns saying they are compounding the normalisation of excessive drinking.   Click here to read more...
 
Extra €1m to help curb binge drinking
The Government is to provide an extra €1m in an effort to curb binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.  Click here to read more...

Economic recovery could lead to drinking surge, claims Varadkar
The pick-up in the economy is having a bad influence on our boozing habits, as we drank more alcohol last year.  Click here to read more...

Campaign Looks to Combat Alcohol Addiction in Students
It's a simple slogan. But health officials in Delaware are hopeful, it could save lives. The slogan is part of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Service's newest campaign to combat alcohol addiction and binge drinking.   Click here to read more...

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