By Laura Varley On a recent appearance on the Ellen Show, Anne Hathaway revealed she intends to abstain from alcohol for the duration of her son’s childhood. She declared; “I’m going to stop drinking while my son is living in my house, just because I don't totally love the way I do it, and he's getting to an age where he really does need me all the time.” She expressed her … [Read more...] about Opinion: Are mothers people too?
By Anastasia Syntak Alcohol is very familiar to University students, or so it is stereotyped. The question of whether teens would be more responsible with alcohol if their parents had safely introduced them to it, and explained the pros and cons of its consumption, varies from person to person. Alcohol can be addictive and harmful to our health, but if we are aware of that … [Read more...] about Opinion: Should minors be allowed to drink alcoholic beverages in their homes with their parents’ consent?
By Áine Kenny The recent ‘Global Burden of Disease’ study in The Lancet medical journal has shown that Irish women aged in their 50s are out-drinking their younger counterparts. Overall, Irish women rank 7th in the world when it comes to daily alcohol consumption. This same study also claims that that there is no safe level of alcohol to drink. Should we be worried about Mná … [Read more...] about Opinion: Are women using wine to cope with life’s pressures?