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Establishments Go Alcohol-Free For ‘State Patty’s Day’ At Penn State

Nearly three dozen downtown bars, restaurants and bottle shops agreed to halt alcohol sales to counter an early St. Patrick’s Day celebration created by Penn State students, the most aggressive effort yet to curb drinking on the unofficial “State Patty’s Day.”

02/19/2013

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Reducing Alcohol Damage To The Liver

Researchers at UCLA believe that they may have a potential way to reduce the damage alcohol does to the liver.

02/18/2013

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Diet Soft Drink Mixers Result In Higher Breath Alcohol

Researchers have found that mixing alcohol with diet soft drinks results in a higher breath alcohol content than mixing alcohol with a regular sugar-sweetened drink.

02/15/2013

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Health: Binge Drinking An Under-Recognized Problem Among Women

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls, according to a new report from federal health officials. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the danger.

01/08/2013

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New Year’s Eve Most Dangerous Time For Drunk Driving Crashes

Drunk driving incidents seem to spike around New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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Wine Spectator Wine Ratings

Wine Spectator WineRatings lets you quickly check which bottles the experts loved and which they hated.

12/13/2012

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Understanding The Addictive Personality

There is no doubt that people prone to excess gambling, drinking or drug use can switch from one vice to another. Those who do this are said to have addictive personalities. And now, researchers are trying to determine a physical cause.

12/13/2012

Sexual Harassment At The Holiday Party

In preparation for the annual bacchanalia known as the company holiday party, it’s time to consider one more way people get themselves into trouble.

12/06/2012

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Alcohol Abuse Killing College Students

Alcohol abuse has become a major issue on college campuses. A group called the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Association is trying to help because over 1700 college students die each year from alcohol-related injuries.

12/04/2012

The Diminished Capacity Defense

Why would someone on trial for committing a crime want to argue that he was drunk when he did it? That sounds like two bits of bad judgment, but it can be a defense under the law.

10/03/2012

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Philadelphia Ranked Among Country’s Best Beer Cities

Philadelphia is known for its cheesesteaks, pretzels and sports fans. Now, we’re being recognized for our beer.

10/02/2012

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Celebrities Driving Drunk

What is it with actors and drunk driving? Don’t they know the legal limits? And don’t they have enough money to hire a driver?

07/16/2012

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Top Tiki Bars

What’s summertime without a tiki bar to look forward to at the end of a day? You know – those island and tropical themed outdoor watering holes that provide breeze-blown relief from the heat and a cool drink to fuel an evening of tall tales and salty yarns.

07/12/2012

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The Importance Of Learning To Swim

The truth of the matter is that learning how to swim could save the life of yourself or someone you love.

06/19/2012

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Teens Can Buy Alcohol Online

There is disturbing new research which finds teens are using the internet to buy alcohol. According to the report, verifying underage buyers failed almost half the time making it easy to obtain alcohol.

06/06/2012

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