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Life in the Amazon: hunting beer and gathering together

Nov 5, 2017

Life in the Amazon: hunting beer and gathering together

Deep in the Amazon rain forest, it's that time again: beer o'clock. Members of the tiny, remote Waiapi tribe in Brazil's eastern Amazon raise calabash gourds to their painted faces and quaff the homemade brew they call caxiri. Draining the gourds the size of salad bowls, ...

Oct 1, 2017

Senior survey says half of men, quarter of women drink too much

Around half of men 65 and older who drink alcoholic beverages disregard the government's health guidelines, which recommend consuming, for example, just one 500-ml can of beer per day, a health ministry survey showed Sunday. About 25 percent of women in the same age bracket ...

Alcohol industry distorts cancer risk: study

/ Sep 8, 2017

Alcohol industry distorts cancer risk: study

The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as ...