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How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it’s made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine.
While the Fourth of July is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and socializing with neighbors, local animal experts warn to leave the furry family members at home.
Every single day we’re exposed to chemicals and toxins through the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink and in which we bathe. Over time, these toxins accumulate in our bodies.
You know George Washington and John Hancock as Founding Fathers. But what about George Washington, successful whiskey distiller? Or John Hancock, fortified wine importer?
Cocktail connoisseurs are falling for craft beers in a new way — as a mixer.
1. On June 9 at 2 a.m., police took a criminal damage report in the 4100 block of East Monte Way.
Gov. Jan Brewer does not think much of proposals by some of those who would succeed her to eliminate the state income tax.
With temperatures on the rise, it’s crucial to stay hydrated and replenish your electrolytes. Whether you exercise intensely or your child participates in an outdoor sport or you’re a construction worker with a physically demanding job, you’re at risk of dehydration and electrolyte depletion.
The heat of the summer and the traditions that go along with summer time often come with some habits that are good and bad for the teeth
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine states that 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult woman are habitual snorers. This common phenomenon can be very disruptive to family members’ sleep and can often cause loved ones to sleep in a separate room. What many people may not know is that snoring may be a risk factor for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and many other health problems.
Best known internationally for his performance in the FOX series “House,” the Golden Globe-nominated actor Hugh Laurie — who’s also an accomplished musician — will perform June 3 at Mesa Arts Center with the Copper Bottom Band.
Some parents enjoy planning celebrations for their high school-aged children, whether it’s for a birthday or school-related event like prom or graduation, or a team or club gathering. Unfortunately, these celebrations can also mean underage drinking. Some adults believe if they supervise drinking of young people in their homes, that it’s a better or safer alternative to unsupervised parties.
Arizona’s law enforcement personnel take great pride in enforcing Arizona’s DUI’s laws. It goes without saying that the best way to avoid a DUI is to not be impaired and operate an automobile. I recognize that this is not reality and that on occasion some of us do operate an automobile after having a drink or two, or even more. Set forth below are some of the tips that you should follow in the event you are ever pulled over for a suspected DUI violation.
In an effort to keep graduates safe, Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe high schools are gearing up for grad night celebrations after graduation ceremonies this Thursday night.
If you are reading a book review column, I assume you enjoy reading. If so, it’s furthermore safe to assume that “The Storied Life of A.J. Firky” will have great appeal to you. As one reviewer claims “...this book is a love letter to the joys of reading.”
I’m sure there’s an audience out there for Neighbors, the new Seth Rogen comedy about irresponsible parents battling an even more irresponsible college fraternity that moves in next door to them; but the amount of drug and alcohol abuse, profanity, sex and crudity in this neighborhood would have Mr. Rogers rolling in his grave.
Genetically engineered (GE) foods are foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs); an infective process where a cell is infected with foreign material triggering significant inflammation in the gut and visceral organs.
Being drunk in public is not a crime, no matter what local officials may conclude, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Marijuana not as harmless as you thought?
Citing 17th Century English law, the state Court of Appeals concluded Thursday that those charged with shoplifting are entitled to demand a trial by jury.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, more than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, over 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
Research has shown that sugar is addictive … in fact, eight times addictive as cocaine. In 1821, each person consumed approximately 10 pounds of sugar annually. Today, that number is an astounding 160-190 pounds of sugar per person annually. On top of that about 55 percent of the sugar produced in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, 95 percent of which have been genetically engineered.