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Ren in Alcohol
October 13, 2021

Liquor Store Sales Soar During Pandemic

Even though Americans were not going out to bars, clubs, or parties during COVID-19 lockdowns, at-home alcohol consumption soared, with skyrocketing liquor sales more than making up for the dip in bar and restaurant alcohol sales. Unfortunately, alcohol misuse at home inevitably became alcohol addiction at home. If people do not get help for their alcohol addiction problems now, they are more at risk for serious harm in the coming days.

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Ren in Alcohol
February 24, 2021

Alcohol Misuse and Cancer Risk—Another Reason to Put the Bottle Down

For some time it was thought that alcohol misuse contributed to cancer risk. What does current science say about this? And most importantly, what can people who are addicted to alcohol do to avoid cancer risk?

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Three Key Steps to Focus on While Overcoming Alcoholism

Each individual's steps to overcome alcoholism are not necessarily universal, and no one form of treatment works for every person.

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Ren in Alcohol
January 27, 2021

What Is the True Cost of Alcohol?

Alcohol consumption is an accepted aspect of American culture. It would be wise to temper this notion however because alcohol consumption comes with a long list of harmful effects.

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Ren in Alcohol
January 24, 2021

How Alcohol Consumption During Winter Leads to Added Risk

Alcohol consumption presents a long list of risks, especially when people drink to excess. According to research, those risks are exacerbated during the winter months. What about drinking alcohol in the winter makes it more dangerous?

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Ren in Alcohol
December 30, 2020

Safe on The Roads—Drunk Driving Rises During Holidays

Drunk driving is always a risk because there are, unfortunately, always some drunk drivers on the road.

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Ren in Alcohol
November 14, 2020

Heavy Drinking and Its Connection to Dementia

Though alcohol consumption has been all but completely normalized in American society, every year it seems we find more harmful effects connected to drinking. For example, research shows that heavy drinking in one's youth can lead to dementia in one's elderly years, only one of a host of other mental and physical problems that can occur.

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Ren in Alcohol
September 17, 2020

Alcohol Abuse Increases Risk of Death for Individuals with Heart Conditions

The American Heart Association released findings that showed how people with heart arrhythmia are more likely to die due to drinking to excess. It is a significant revelation by itself, but it's also indicative of the other harmful effects of alcohol consumption on the human body.

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Ren in Alcohol
September 16, 2020

Binge Drinking Defined

Any alcohol consumption has risk, and that risk is exacerbated the more one drinks. But what constitutes binge drinking? Where did the term come from, and why is it called “binge“ drinking?

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Ren in Alcohol
December 3, 2019

Trying to Have a Baby? A New Study Suggests Mom AND Dad Should Cease Alcohol Consumption

A new study from the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology has drawn a link between alcohol consumption before pregnancy and future, congenital birth defects.

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