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Researchers Warn About Alcohol Use among UK South Asians

In an editorial published on BMJ.com, researchers warn that alcohol use among South Asians in the UK is under-recognized, and that alcohol-related harm is disproportionately high among this group. Science Daily reports that the researchers argue that some subgroups of South Asians in the UK have a major problem with alcohol and seem to be more susceptible to its effects. Yet the government’s health strategy...

Study Examines Link Between Ethnic Background and Alcoholism

While some may believe alcoholism and drug abuse does not play favorites among different ethnic groups, research suggests that such use can wreak more havoc depending upon a person’s background. Researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center suggest Hispanics with alcohol-induced problems – especially male Mexican Americans – endure significantly worse health and welfare than those from...

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