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We're all going green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day! And while it's just a few days away, we're so excited that we're prepping for it a little in advance. St. Patrick's Day is commonly associated with a ton of beer, cocktails and fun-filled parties, so it's no wonder that everyone gathers together to celebrate this holiday!
I'm not saying having a drink should be a punishable offence. I am saying that as a society and as individuals, we tend to be rather cavalier about our general attitude towards alcohol. Nonchalant about the powerful impact it can have on one's faculties, decision-making and motor skills, among other things.
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As a mental health advocate, I was addicted to appearing to be recovered. I was afraid to admit that I am living with an eating disorder. Afraid that it meant the messages I was telling people about recovery being possible wasn't true. That living with an eating disorder, while being highlighted as recovered, meant I was a fraud.
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4 out of 10 adults binge drink.
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It can't take back those drunken phone calls or erase your friends' memory of what you might have said, but a chemical compound could preserve your brain cells during a night out. Binge-drinking, defi...
Red or white? It's the first thing you're asked when you walk into a party. Booze is everywhere, and women are now a big part of the drinking culture. Is that a problem? Well, yeah, says writer Ann Dowsett Johnston who wrote about her own struggles with the bottle within the pages of her new book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - A Nova Scotia university that saw one of its students die last year after a night of drinking has vowed to make changes to its alcohol policy following a report from the province's t...
A Simon Fraser University study in British Columbia is warning calorie-conscious young people, worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, not to cut out food in order to save space for alcohol....
TORONTO - Students in Ontario are smoking fewer cigarettes, but binge drinking and driving while high are growing health concerns, according to a new report by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heal...
OTTAWA - Significant percentages of senior high school students report drinking to excess, and some admit driving under the influence of alcohol or marijuana, according to a new study.Authors of the C...
There's a theme of youthful indiscretion and testing one's limits, because what's charming at 20 is worrisome at 30, and alienating at 40.
HALIFAX - A 19-year-old student at a Nova Scotia university died in hospital Thursday, days after he was found unresponsive following a night of drinking in his residence.RCMP Sgt. Brigdit Leger said...