Category Archives: Wellness

June 25

Researchers Discover Body Image For Teens Linked To Alcohol, Tobacco Use | Hannibal Courier-Post…

22nd June 2017 by philcain Girls who thought they were very good looking were more likely to binge drink. Virginia Ramseyer Winter [of the University of Missouri’s School of Social Work] suggests this is because attractiveness may be associated with popularity, which is related to increased alcohol use. Source: http://www.hannibal.net/news/20170621/researchers-discover-body-image-for-teens-linked-to-alcohol-tobacco-use

March 03

What To Drink When You’re Not Drinking…

Written by Alicia Kennedy Non-alcoholic drinks can rival great cocktails if they are also composed of high-quality, fresh ingredients. Photo via iStock/Anna Pustynnikova Drinking well comes easily. Not drinking well, however, can be more of a challenge. Whether for reasons of health or exhaustion, everyone needs a break on occasion, but it doesn’t mean you […]

October 05

How Much Water Should I Drink Each Day?

Written by Markus MacGill We are all roughly two-thirds water. It makes up about three-quarters of our lean body mass, about 10% of our fat, and in terms of the amount of time we could live without consuming it, water is the most essential of our nutrients. But exactly how much water should we be […]

September 25

Depression, Alcoholism In The Spirits Industry: Bar Vets Speak Out

Alcohol can seem like an “easy fix” to deal with the pressures of the job and wind down after a stressful shift before bed, and addiction is rampant in the industry. Worse, uninsured or underinsured bartenders often can’t afford the treatment they need. Image: Vasileios Economou via iStock At age 26, Jack McGarry seemed to […]

August 27

Why You Should Never Ask For A Lemon In Your Drink…

  Written By: Alice Sholl – August 26, 2016   “It looks so delicious, and so filled with bacteria. There’s something about summer that makes us want to put citrus into every single drink. Beer? A slice of orange. Cuba libra? Lemon. Mojito? Bring on the limes. We do it because it makes drinks taste […]

August 24

Should We Hand Over Control Of America’s Drinking Water To Dr. Pepper, Pepsi or Coke?

Written by: Joseph Erbentraut, Senior Reporter – The Huffington Post The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year.  Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970’s, according to data the firm […]

August 21

Sex Hormones Found In Drinking Water…

By JEFF DONN, MARTHA MENDOZA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press Writers A vast array of pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation shows. To be sure, the concentrations of these pharmaceuticals are tiny, measured in […]