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Researchers warn against working more than 48 hours a week

Finnish researchers have found that professionals who work more than 48 hours-a-week are more likely to drink dangerous amounts of alcohol.


Eurocare presents at the 3rd National Alcohol Conference in Slovenia

Today Mariann Skar, Eurocare Secretary General presents the lessons learned from the 6th European Alcohol Policy Conference and calls on for the new EU Alcohol Strategy at the 3rd National Alcohol Conference in Slovenia.


Public call for health warnings on alcohol labels

Research from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) has shown that the overwhelming majority of the British public support more nutritional and health information on alcohol product labels, as well as a warning not to drink when pregnant.


European press reports: hangover costs €155.8 billion a year

Euractiv has reported on the cost of alcohol to the society and the lack of action from the EU to reduce it.


European Commission sheds more light on TTIP but is it doing enough?

Undoubtedly, one of the most contentious topics in the New Year (2015) will be the currently negotiated Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).


The Health Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption

A new report from IOGT-NTO and the Swedish Society of Medicine examines the scientific evidence regarding the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption.


Associació Rauxa Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

The alcohol treatment charity from Spain celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. It has now released a video to commemorate the event.


Alcohol Harm Reduction: Corporate Capture of a Key Concept

A new study released this week demonstrates how the alcohol industry has used the idea of “harm reduction” to counter effective evidence-based policies.


An Exchange of Letters Between Eurocare and the FIA

Jean Todt, President of the FIA, has responded to Eurocare’s open letter to address the problem of alcohol sponsorship in Formula One.


“Alkohol og Samfund” Wins a National Public Health Prize

Dansk Selskab for Folkesundhed (The Danish Society for Public Health) has awarded its Public Health Prize for 2014 to Eurocare member Alkohol og Samfund (Alcohol and Society).