alcohol

 
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
We all know that drinking puts us at risk of more than just some serious hangovers.
Tens of thousands in jail as India prohibition bites
Tens of thousands in jail as India prohibition bites
Prem Prakash and his sharp-eyed team cause impatient queues at the border of India's...
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
'I will rape them personally, those drunkard women in the short dresses'
Brown Lekekela heads over to the flipchart that hides a red and gold advert for Lion Lager emblazoned with the words “choose with pride”....
Gender bender: Normalising, moralising and a shot of reality
Gender bender: Normalising, moralising and a shot of reality
The worst part about not drinking alcohol is having to tell people why you don’t drink. It’s difficult because drinking usually occurs at a...
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
[Video]Men, booze and rape: What's the link?
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
[FROM OUR ARCHIVES] Six ways alcohol can help – and hurt – you this Easter
[FROM OUR ARCHIVES] Six ways alcohol can help – and hurt – you this Easter
We have heard drinking is good for your heart. We have heard it may even protect you against diabetes. But we also know that alcohol is a major...
Put Dutch courage on the menu
Put Dutch courage on the menu
Brandy, a South African cooler box staple, may be one of the least complicated of tipples. Locally it’s known as “brannies” or “Klippies and...
Women who drink alcohol more at risk of getting HIV
Women who drink alcohol more at risk of getting HIV
South African women drink less alcohol than their male counterparts, but they "bear the brunt" of the consequences of harmful drinking, particularly with regard to their risk of contracting HIV....

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