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Alcohol tax reform needed

La Trobe University researchers have found introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) of $1.30 per standard drink across Australia could dramatically reduce alcohol consumption. Such a policy, already proven successful in Canada and Eastern…

Booze on the brain

Why is drinking in moderation so difficult for some people?Credit: Santa Clara University SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2019 -- Compulsive drinking may be due to dysfunction in a specific brain pathway that normally helps keep drinking in…