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Alcohol

New drug may help curb smoking and drinking

According to researchers, an experimental drug might target the same brain areas linked with withdrawal and stress, and have an impact on both tobacco and alcohol use disorders.

People in a committed relationship drink less

Findings of a new study show that once people are in a committed relationship, their drinking frequency declines, but that the quantity goes back up when they exit that relationship.

Party like a pro

Whether you’re attending a holiday party, wedding, or other celebration, you can sometimes find yourself in an awkward situation. Here are some useful tips to cope gracefully.

Is your colleague an alcoholic?

Knowing the signs of alcohol addiction is helpful for both employer and employee, as early detection makes it easier to provide assistance and increases the person's chances of recovery.

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South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks

SEE: How much water do you use per day?

With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up.

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SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths

Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.