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Alcohol, drug abuse leading cause of mental illness- Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Alcohol and drug abuse are the leading cause of mental ill health, a new report by TRAC FM has revealed. The study titled- ‘Disability Rights in Uganda-A Community Perspective’ was carried out by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda-NUDIPU in collaboration with TRAC …

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This water hydrates and gets you drunk!

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pura Still is being advertised as the first spiked water that doesn’t need bubbles to keep things interesting. It’s still, but definitely not flat as it has an alcohol content of 4.5% by volume. Pura Still by FIFCO USA, formerly North American Breweries, targets the …

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Fatty foods and alcohol

Why do you crave fatty foods after drinking even when you know it’s a bad combination? Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | You know the drill: You’ve been good all week, watching what you eat. So you accept that happy hour invitation from your co-workers to have a few drinks on Friday …

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Scientists create tiny booze detector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists have created a tiny new sensor that can continuously monitor levels of alcohol in the blood. The device, which measures roughly one cubic millimeter, is injected beneath the skin and can be linked up to a smartphone. Alcohol levels in the blood can …

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11 die after drinking bootleg alcohol in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia | AFP | Eleven Indonesians died Sunday and several others are critically ill after drinking bootleg liquor, police said, days after the death of 24 others from illicit alcohol. The latest victims were among 27 people admitted to hospital after sampling homemade alcoholic drinks in Cicalengka district in …

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