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Alcoholic drinks ‘should carry cigarette-style health warnings’

Alcoholic drinks should carry cigarette-style health warnings to tackle a lack of awareness about the link between booze and cancer, it’s been claimed. Drinking alcohol is a well-established risk fact... read more

Alcohol could get cigarette-style health warnings

Explicit cigarette-style warnings of the link between drinking and health conditions such as bowel and breast cancer should appear on the labels of alcoholic drinks, a charity has suggested. The Royal ... read more

Caffeinated products should carry 'cigarette-style' warnings: expert

Caffeine is so dangerous for our health that coffee, cola and other caffeinated products should carry warnings on the packaging ... is being added to increasing numbers of energy drinks, alcoholic dri... read more

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Warning Labels for Caffeinated Energy Drinks

Super-caffeinated energy drinks popular with teenagers, with names like Red Bull, Monster and Full Throttle, should carry warning labels, says a group of prominent caffeine researchers. In an article ... read more


Health Check: does alcohol cause cancer?

Alcohol and cancer is a topic that arouses a lot of controversy: many Australians like the odd drink but don’t want to make the connection to cancer, the world’s biggest killer. The World Health ... h... read more

Alcohol health warnings by 2008

The new labels should be introduced by the end of 2008 Alcoholic drinks will carry new health warning labels by the end of 2008 under a voluntary agreement between ministers and the drinks industry. T... read more

Australians drink to get drunk but want alcohol reforms

Australians are increasingly drinking alcohol to get drunk but just one in five believe they drink too much ... More than half (62%) of respondents support public health experts' calls to add warning ... read more

Cancer expert Linda Bauld calls for cigarette-style health warnings on beer, wine and spirits as minimum pricing introduced

A CANCER expert said alcohol labels should carry health warnings like cigarettes packs ... "The less alcohol you drink, the lower your risk of cancer. "A minimum unit price for alcohol is one action a... read more

Is it time to require cigarette style warning labels on alcohol packages?

"Like cigarettes, alcohol is a social drug associated with considerable health and social costs. Relative to cigarettes, regulators worldwide have imposted very modest restrictions in its advertisemen... read more

Energy drinks pack more punch than you might expect

Experts are worried an increasing number of this group are experiencing nasty side effects after they drink large quantities of energy drinks, or when they drink them mixed with alcohol ... that energ... read more

Informed consent: why some foods should carry a cancer risk warning

It took a few decades, but cigarette packs now carry prominent health warnings to alert us to this risk ... While the official recommendation is to limit alcoholic drinks to no more than two a day for ... read more

Alcohol misuse is straining the emergency services, according to MPs' report

Earlier this year, the same group said alcoholic drinks should carry health warnings. The government said last year that the maximum number of units of alcohol you should drink in a week is 14. The gu... read more



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