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The best grocery (and alcohol) delivery services, plus discount codes

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The coronavirus pandemic continues on and social distancing is the new normal. But you’ve probably seen news footage of hordes of people at the supermarket, ready to pounce on a pallet of toilet paper or a bottle of hand sanitizer come the rooster’s crow. Doesn’t look too socially distant, huh? …

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Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies

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MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who drink before they conceive or during the first three months of pregnancy might be at increased risk of having a premature or small baby, new research finds. The study included more than 1,200 pregnant women in the United Kingdom who provided …

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U.S. Kids Waiting a Little Longer to Try Alcohol, Drugs

News Picture: U.S. Kids Waiting a Little Longer to Try Alcohol, Drugs

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s never good news that kids are using drugs and alcohol, but fewer U.S. teens are starting before their 16th birthday, a new study finds. Researchers found that between 2004 and 2017, the age at which teens started drinking …

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Alcohol at Bedtime May Not Help Your Sleep

Alcohol at Bedtime May Not Help Your Sleep

Study Finds Fault With Popular Notion That a Drink Before Bed Will Help You Sleep Better By Courtney WareWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 15, 2011 — Do you drink a nightcap to help you sleep? It may not be as effective as you think, new …

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Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts

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TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — The link between poor academic performance and substance abuse just got stronger, with a new U.S. government report showing ties between the two. High school seniors who dropped out of school before graduating were more likely to drink, smoke cigarettes and use marijuana and …

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Alcohol Problems Grow as Booze Gets a Bigger Kick

Smoking Pot May Raise Stroke Risk in Young Adults

Latest Mental Health News By Matt SmithWebMD Health News Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Feb. 14, 2019 — Americans may not be drinking much more than they used to — but they’re drinking more potent stuff. And that trend toward higher-alcohol drinks may be part of what’s …

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Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) — For anyone who still thinks that drinking does not contribute to cancer, a new report finds that alcohol is to blame for one in every 30 cancer deaths each year in the United States. The connection is even more pronounced …

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Fetal Alcohol Cases More Common Than Thought: Study

News Picture: Fetal Alcohol Cases More Common Than Thought: Study

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More U.S. children may be living with brain damage from prenatal drinking than experts have thought, a new study suggests. The study of four U.S. communities found that at least 1 percent to 5 percent of first-graders had a …

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As Liquor Stores Close, Murder Rates Decline

As Liquor Stores Close, Murder Rates Decline

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Having fewer liquor stores in cities may lead to lower murder rates, a new study suggests. The implication of alcohol zoning regulations can have life-or-death consequences — at least in Baltimore, according to study author Pamela Trangenstein, of the University of …

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