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Drinking

Healthy Lifestyle
November 24, 2016

Boozing: how much is too much?

Alcohol can be enjoyable and get a good buzz going, especially when the festive season arrives. When you’re having a great time, it’s difficult to keep track of the amount of booze you’re throwing back, but it’s important to protect your health. And, to do this, you need to know your drinking limits. (more…)
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Addiction
October 9, 2015

What happens to your body when you drink?

Did you know that alcohol is absorbed by many parts of your body? But it cannot be stored and it’s eventually left up to certain organs to deal with. So, are you causing damage and if so, how much damage exactly? Well, prepare to swallow this information. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
August 29, 2015

Why teens are hitting the bottle

We came across this article from the Times LIVE, from the headline “Teenagers hitting the bottle to cope”, we knew it was vital that parents know (and have the skills) to help their teens – please pay attention. (more…)
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Addiction
December 30, 2014

New Year: Who is your designated driver?

Move over Christmas, New Year’s is on the way! Now that the gift giving and large meals are over, it’s time to have some fun with your friends and light up the town in style. Wild parties and New Year’s go hand-in-hand, as it’s a huge celebration to welcome in the new year. (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleWork
November 21, 2014

Office party do’s and don’ts

Is your company having an end-of-year office party this year? It’s great to be able to see your colleagues outside of the work environment, but there’s a fine line between having a fun conversation and an inappropriate one. You need to be careful – Here are some essential office party do’s and don’ts! (more…)
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Addiction
October 15, 2014

The pros and cons of alcohol

Every week you get hit by a new opinion on what alcohol might do to, or for, you. So, is it good or bad to have a glass of wine with dinner? It turns out that regular moderate drinking has quite a few benefits - let’s see what that means. (more…)
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Food & nutrition
March 14, 2014

Myth busting: How much water do you really need to drink?

60% of our bodies might be made up of water, but does that really mean we need to drink at least 8 glasses of it a day? What happens to your body if you don’t drink the right amount? Will your organs shrivel up and die from dehydration? Where did the magic number of “8 glasses” a day come from anyway? (more…)
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Cancer & lymphoma
February 4, 2014

Global cancer ‘tidal wave’ warning

Reports from the World Health Organisation (WHO) warn of that the world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and advises that restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered. (more…)
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Addiction
January 24, 2014

Bieber’s arrest – it’s no joke

By now the story of teen singer Justin Bieber’s arrest in Miami for drag-racing and driving under the influence of booze and drugs has gone viral many times over. (more…)
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