Category Archives: Health

Study Finding Huge Jump in Alcoholism May Have Been Seriously Flawed

Last week, multiple media outlets, including the Washington Post and Bloomberg, — but not Kane’s Beverage News Daily —  reported on a study in JAMA Psychiatry that had an alarming finding: The rate of alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) in the … Continue reading

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Eating Habits Affect Skin’s Protection Against Sun Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays. A study in mice from the O’Donnell Brain Institute and UC Irvine shows that eating at abnormal times disrupts the biological clock … Continue reading

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Moderate Drinking Linked to 13% to 25% Lower All-Cause Death

When it comes to the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality, results of the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology was even better:  a 21% reduction for men and a 34% reduction for women. The study … Continue reading

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Top Fed Survey Finds Alcohol Use Disorder Dropped 22%, But Facing Funding Cuts, NIAAA Finds a 49.2% Increase

With the National Institutes of Health facing significant budget cuts, some researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA) have authored a study that claims that while shipments of beer, America’s alcohol drink of choice, have been … Continue reading

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Want to Have a Healthy Mind in a Healthy (Older) Body? Drink a Bit

Among white, middle-class men and women 85 and older, individuals who consumed “moderate to heavy” amounts of alcohol five to seven days a week were twice as likely to be cognitively healthy than non-drinkers, according to a new study published … Continue reading

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Fraternity Urged to Help Reduce Alcohol Abuse on Campus.

Kraig R. Naasz, president/ceo, Distilled Spirits Council, urged leaders of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity to adhere to the strict code of self-accountability outlined in the organization’s charter. Naasz was the keynote speaker at the fraternity’s Stead Leadership Seminar on the … Continue reading

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