Alcohol Use

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Confronting Big Alcohol's Sponsorship of Pride Parades

This Pride season, it is essential to begin considering the health impacts of Big Alcohol's sponsorship of parades

Sri Lanka’s Alcohol Tax Reform Spurs Economic and Health Recovery

Amidst economic turmoil, the opportunity emerges for transformative fiscal policies to tackle public health challenges

Food

The Philippines’ Blind Spot for Alcohol

Why the alcohol problem in the Philippines is complicated

Food

A Successful Battle Against the Bottle

How the government, health-care professionals, and the community improved alcohol policies in Taiwan

Food

Reducing Alcohol-Related Deaths in Lithuania

How the country is cutting down on deaths related to excess drinking

Governance

Alcohol: A Public Health Blind Spot

Richard Yoast on alcohol consumption and how philanthropies could help curb excess drinking   

Food

Alcohol in Excess

How the World Health Organization plans to curb excess drinking across countries

Aging

The Curious Case of Japan's Alcohol Contest

Japan's young people are turning away from alcohol, but its tax agency wants to reverse the trend

Gender

For Young Men, Alcohol Does Not Have to Be a Death Sentence

For males ages 15 to 49, drinking alcohol causes nearly 10 percent of all years lost to death and disability

Governance

On St. Patrick's Day, Ireland's Alternative to Drowning the Shamrock

Giving a green light to measures that reduce alcohol use would cut Ireland's high rate of alcohol-related injury, death