College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – marijuana is a different story

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – but something else is rising

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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College-age kids are drinking less alcohol – but smoking more marijuana

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes in some areas, but the number of young adults using both alcohol and marijuana is also rising, raising concerns about a future surge in substance abuse problems.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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Brewing Mesopotamian beer brings a sip of this vibrant ancient drinking culture back to life

Beer was extremely popular in ancient Mesopotamia. Sipped through straws, it differed from today’s beer and was enjoyed by people from all walks of life.

Tate Paulette, Assistant Professor of History, North Carolina State University • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~8 min

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How the coronavirus is putting our relationship with alcohol to the test

Not just individuals, but the government's too.

James Morris, PhD Student/Lecturer, London South Bank University • conversation
April 21, 2020 ~6 min

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Don't rely on a quarantini to boost your immune system during coronavirus

OK, we're all getting a little stir-crazy from staying at home. But is a mixed drink with vitamins added really something we should consider?

Katherine Basbaum, Clinical Nutritionist, Cardiology, University of Virginia • conversation
April 8, 2020 ~3 min

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Why young people are drinking less – and what older drinkers can learn from them

Shifts in how alcohol is viewed by young people shows that excessive drinking doesn't have to be the default way of socialising.

Dominic Conroy, Lecturer in Psychology, University of East London • conversation
March 10, 2020 ~6 min

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