alcohol

FDA Warns Public About Dangerous Hand Sanitizer

The FDA has issued a list of hand sanitizer brands that could make you very sick. They might contain methanol. Check your labels. If there is methanol in them call your doctor. Below is the list of brand names.  …

Guidelines Released On Lowering Cancer Risk

(CNN) - If you're looking to lower your cancer risk; alcohol and red meat should be off the menu. That's according to updated guidelines published Tuesday by the American Cancer Society. Experts say people should stick to diets that…

Booze Buying Rises During COVID But Sales Down Globally

(CNN) - People stuck in quarantine have been numbing the pain with alcohol; driving sales up. The marketing research firm Nielsen said last week that total alcohol sales from stores in the U.S. grew 26.5% between mid-March and mid-May…

Bottoms Up! Booze Buying Surges During COVID Crisis

(CNN) - Americans are drinking their way through the coronavirus pandemic. According to Nielsen, sales of booze jumped 55% in the third week of March compared to the same time last year. That was the week several states issued…

Largest Spirit Maker Donates Alcohol For Sanitizer

(CNN) - As bars and restaurants close their doors amid the coronavirus outbreak; alcohol sales will also likely take a hit. The world's largest spirit manufacturer is trying to put its product to work in a new way. Diageo…

Study: Alcohol-Related Deaths Doubled In U.S.

(CNN) - A new study finds that the number of Americans who died from alcohol-related problems more than doubled between 1999 and 2017. Researchers with the national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism looked at death certificate data. They…

Walmart Offers Curbside Alcohol Pickup

(CNN) - Walmart is extending its grocery pickup service to its alcohol aisles. Wednesday the retailer announced that it will begin offering customers the chance to order wine and beer online and have them delivered to their car at…

Study: Fewer Teens Drinking Alcohol

(CNN) - While still problematic, alcohol use among teens is down. A national survey of eighth, 10th and 12th grade students for the 2018 monitoring the future study found that overall alcohol use has dropped in recent years. According…

Americans Drank Less Alcohol In 2018

(CNN) - Happy hour was less happy in 2018 than a year prior. It was the third year in a row that alcohol consumption among Americans decreased. That's according to beverage market analysis company IWSR. The company says Americans…

Columbus Police Arrest Ten People for Selling Alcohol to Minors

Columbus police arrested ten people for selling alcohol to minors. The operation started Saturday focusing on businesses that sell alcohol to those who are underage. The Special Operations Unit visited 28 businesses in this one day sting. The unit…