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Chatham Artillery Punch – Gastro Obscura

“As a vanquisher of men its equal has never been found.” An 1885 article for the Augusta Chronicle ascribes near-mythic strength to Chatham Artillery Punch, cautioning readers that “As a vanquisher of men its equal has never been found.” The journalist accredits one A.H. Luce with inventing this potent, large-format cocktail in the …

Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health | Time

Even if it’s in moderation Decades-old advice about alcohol has recently come under fire, with two recent studies suggesting that even a moderate drinking habit may raise the risk of early death. The latest study, published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, finds that drinking lightly four or …

Alcohol, tobacco bigger health risk than illegal drugs – UPI.com

Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use combined cost more than a quarter of a billion disability-adjusted life-years worldwide, while illegal drugs only accounted for tens of millions in comparison. FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 — It’s smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol — and not taking illegal drugs — that pose …

Hugh Hefner’s Will Demands His Heirs Stay Sober

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner left his beneficiaries with one explicit requirement: Stay away from drugs and alcohol. According to documents obtained by Entertainment Tonight, Hefner wrote in his will that if his surviving family members want to remain in his trust, they have to stay clean. According to the documents, Hefner’s beneficiaries include his …

How alcohol affects your body and brain – Business Insider

We’ve broken down the research on alcohol consumption to show exactly what happens to you as you start (and continue) drinking. Alcohol consumption has been a part of human civilization for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol’s effects — most people can recognize when one more drink …