Negative Alcohol Messages are Effective

Repeated surveys on college-aged men and women (mean age, 20; 98% living away from home) about drinking behavior and communication with their parents indicate that students drank 43% fewer drinks when the parents opposed drinking alcohol than when students did not perceive any message about drinking. When parents promoted moderate and careful drinking, students actually drank…

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Unhealthful Habits Increase the Risk of Sexual Dysfunction

Danish researchers found that certain lifestyle habits were associated with sexual inactivity and sexual dysfunction. Women experienced increased risk of sexual inactivity when they were overweight and smoked tobacco; sexual dysfunction when they used hashish.  Risk for sexual dysfunction in men was associated with being underweight or obese, a large waist circumference, physical inactivity, high alcohol…

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