Alcohol is a toxic substance that is distributed freely to all adults without informing the consumer of its dangers. In order to improve personal life expectancy and reduce health problems In society in general it's important to understand the problems created by alcohol. In order to understand the problem, the author of this essay used three articles about the issue of alcohol in the Russian Federation. One is about how alcohol drastically lowered life expectancy for men in Russia. The second one is about the risk of high blood pressure due to alcohol. The third one tries to... [+] Read more
Ask any average student what is essential for his or hers survival during exam season and its most likely the first answer will be coffee. A great number of students, myself including, go to Starbucks in the evening to get a soothing atmosphere and fuel to prevent us from falling asleep in our notes. However this study heaven might soon disappear with the introduction of beer and wine to be served in the evening at an increasing... [+] Read more
“Impossible!” would shout the average person who has attended an eastern European wedding. Alcohol is so intertwined with the cultural traditions of Slavs that a dry wedding would be hard to imagine but not for Priest Włdysław Zązel who is the leading figure of the movement “Wedding of the Weddings”.
Priest Włdysław Zązel lives in Kamesznica, Poland. In 1994 he administered 120 dry weddings in his parish alone. His movement started on “Maryja”, a radio show, where he was asked questions on dry wedding and realised that a lot of people were... [+] Read more
Earlier this month, I posted an article about Jean-Sebastien Chouinard who advocates against the consumption of alcohol especially that of underage teens. The dangers of heavy alcohol consumption are real and there is no better example than the new social hit of the Neknomination. The word is composed of the Australian slang Neck (... [+] Read more
The article gives an in depth look into social media and how it affects college students and how much they drink. Due to social networking sites like Facebook, college students are drinking more because they assume it is what everyone does and it is a normal behavior in college and they aren’t ever considering the risks and consequences that come with it. Over a third of the students that answered the anonymous survey said that they engaged in high risk drinking which is over 5 drinking in 2 hours and then 29% of them posted picture of themselves drinking online while 56% posted their... [+] Read more