Men should limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, experts say

NEW YORK (AP) — If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman. That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are scheduled to be updated later this year for the first time in […]

DEEP imposes temporary ban on alcohol consumption, possession at Beach Pond

VOLUNTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection imposed a temporary ban on alcohol possession and consumption at Beach Pond State Boat Launch in Voluntown on Friday. According to a message posted to the CT DEEP Boating Twitter page on Saturday, the ban will be in effect from July 10, 2020 […]

South Africa returns to ban on alcohol sales as virus surges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will immediately return to a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce the volume of trauma patients so that hospitals have more beds open to treat COVID-19 patients. Confronted by surging hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, South Africa is also reinstating a night […]

Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as coronavirus spikes

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday as its daily confirmed coronaviruscases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set just two days ago. The Florida agency that governs bars announced the ban on Twitter just minutes after the Department of Health reported 8,942 […]

Alcohol consumption suspended at all Florida bars as coronavirus cases spike

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Alcohol consumption has been suspended at all bars throughout the State of Florida as coronavirus cases approach 9,000. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation announced via Twitter on Friday it was suspending on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide. The suspension went into effect immediately. The Florida DBPR has not […]

4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers

NEW YORK (AP) — Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states. Health officials reported this week that 15 adults were poisoned in Arizona and New Mexico in May and June after drinking hand sanitizer. Besides the four […]

FDA warns of over 90 hand sanitizers that could be toxic

Hand sanitizer has become essential in our fight against COVID-19 but that bottle you take everywhere could be dangerous to your health, even life-threatening. The Food and Drug Administration is now warning people to stop using nearly 90 varieties of hand sanitizers.

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