Teens can be dissuaded from risky behavior, such as smoking and drinking, through a health campaign

riskybehaviorTeens can be dissuaded from risky behaviors such as smoking and drinking, with health campaigns, that target teens based on their social groups and subcultures. Continue reading “Teens can be dissuaded from risky behavior, such as smoking and drinking, through a health campaign”

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Teens can be dissuaded from risky behavior such as smoking and drinking through a health campaign

Teens can be dissuaded from risky behaviors such as smoking and drinking with health campaigns  that target teens based their social groups and subcultures.

Continue reading “Teens can be dissuaded from risky behavior such as smoking and drinking through a health campaign”

Alcohol consumption linked to increased risk of cancer

imagesA new study, published in the Lancet, has revealed that alcohol consumption is linked to an increased risk of alcohol-related cancer. Alcohol consumption is proposed to be the third most important modifiable risk factor for death and disability.

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Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.

milkA Canadian study examined the levels of vitamin D in non-cow milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat’s milk; a popular alternative for the lactose intolerant. Continue reading “Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.”

Excessive alcohol use causes 88,000 deaths per year.

alcoholA new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention published in Preventing Chronic Disease specifies that alcohol accounts for one in 10 deaths among working age adults and that excessive alcohol use leads to approximately 88,000 deaths per year from 2006-2010. Continue reading “Excessive alcohol use causes 88,000 deaths per year.”