Category Archives: Alcohol

I’ll drink to that

New study shows that alkeehal reduces stroke.

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New Prohibitionists: CDC moves to block liquor store privatization in Pennsylvania

The Weekly Standard reports: Continue reading

Study: Moderate drinking during pregnancy does not seem to harm baby’s neurodevelopment

Otherwise, virtually all baby boomers would have impaired cognitive processes… oh wait… Continue reading

Anti-alcohol extremists move to lower driving limit from .08 to .05 — MADD crusade runs into law of diminishing returns

Only a very small percentage of driving fatalities (maybe around 1.5% at most) occur among those with blood alcohol content between .05 and .08. It seems that scarce public resources could best be used elsewhere. Continue reading

CDC study on alcohol use is misleading

The CDC is fudging the data to make privatization of liquor stores in Pennsylvania appear to be a public health threat. Continue reading

Advising pregnant women to drink no alcohol is counterproductive

“There is no evidence that low levels of drinking during pregnancy are harmful, and to say so risks stigmatising responsible drinkers.” Continue reading

Targeted: Top 10 Brands for Underage Drinking

Drum roll please… Continue reading

Nanny State: Sharp drop in drink deaths follows alcohol price rise

Beware of nanny-staters bearing statistics. Continue reading

CDC scares, misinforms about alcohol during pregnancy

Hysterical, nanny government in action. Continue reading

Trevor Butterworth: CDC Funded Study Links Booze Risk With “Unusually Suggestive” Clothing

What exactly is “unusually suggestive” clothing – compared, say, to plain old suggestive clothing? Continue reading

French study finds alcohol boosts a person’s self-regard

THE folklore that a glass in your hand will make you feel sexier, smarter and funnier, even when others privately think you are a turkey, has been confirmed by French scientists. Continue reading

One for the barflies

Male fruit flies that have been rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have mated freely, scientists say Continue reading

Sensible breast cancer/pollution report from LA Times

It won’t please the chemical cranks but it is good to see Continue reading

Moderate alcohol causes breast cancer?

Fellas, if you ever want to have a relaxed drink with your wife or sweetheart again, you’ll need to put a stake through the heart of this junk science. Continue reading