Tag Archives: Drinking

Drinking and hearing loss

Not only can alcohol use disorder lead to the development of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, it can also put you at risk for developing hearing loss. Here’s how… Drinking and brain health Excessive drinking damages the auditory cortex in the brain, affecting the way your brain processes sound. The… Read More »

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More »

Cutting Down On Drinking Can Help You Quit Smoking

Research has revealed that heavy drinkers who’re attempting to quit smoking could find that limiting their alcohol consumption could also help them to quit smoking.[1] The nicotine metabolite ratio of study participants who consumed alcohol heavily reduced as their alcohol consumption was limited. Nicotine metabolite ratio is a biomarker which indicates how fast an individual’s… Read More »