Tag: alcohol

Having One Drink a Day Could Raise Brain Risks

Having One Drink a Day Could Raise Brain Risks

It is a very well-known fact that heavy drinking is directly linked to chronic disease, from damage to the liver to a higher risk of throat, esophagus, and even breast cancer. What most people don’t know is that moderate drinking—namely, just one cup a day—could also posit some serious health risks. According to a new study, even moderate drinking may be related to higher iron levels in the brain. Iron accumulation in the brain can be detrimental to memory and thinking skills.

Op-Ed: MLB Allows CBD Sponsorships: Could This Change The Outlook on Marijuana in Professional Sports?

Op-Ed: MLB Allows CBD Sponsorships: Could This Change The Outlook on Marijuana in Professional Sports?

Even with cannabis being officially legalized in 38 states as of 2022, the stigmatization of marijuana use is still extremely prevalent today, with an absurd amount of people still incarcerated for weed-related “crimes.” Within professional sports, one of the most recent conflicts concerning athletes’ use of weed concerns Sha’Carri Richardson, a sprinter for the U.S. who was suspended from the 2021 Olympic games after testing positive for marijuana use. Now, as of June 2022, Major League Baseball has officially announced their new policy in which teams are allowed to be officially sponsored by CBD companies, the chemical found in marijuana that promotes therapeutic effects, but does not produce any high like THC, the other prevalent chemical in marijuana.

Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Mix it Up With A New Cocktail

Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Mix it Up With A New Cocktail

Jack Daniels distillery, Brown-Forman, has decided to team up with Coca-Cola to make a cocktail in cans just in time for summer.
This popular mix in many bars across the country represents the latest propel by soft drink makers into alcohol, given that more people prefer and turn to pre-mixed, ready-to-drink cocktail beverages.

The Reality of Which is Safer: Marijuana and Alcohol

The Reality of Which is Safer: Marijuana and Alcohol

For decades the federal government, and many governments throughout the world, have considered marijuana to be a dangerous drug. So dangerous that it needed to be strictly criminalized. However, in the eyes of lawmakers and much of the public, alcohol is not regarded with the same caution. This is despite the fact that marijuana is much safer for your body and doesn’t cause violent and dangerous behavior. So why is alcohol so much more socially acceptable, even today?

Should Junk food be regulated like alcohol?

Should Junk food be regulated like alcohol?

Public health officials now believe that our environment had made it easy for us to access chips, soft drinks, cheeseburgers and any other unhealthy sweets which make it impossible to avoid overeating. Overeating foods like these can lead to diabetes, obesity (which can limit mobility), unhealthy attitudes, heart failure and many over side-effects. Here are […]

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