NOVA Next quoting Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine “The young cook had just turned away from the deep fryer when he heard a thud and felt a searing pain that stopped him in his tracks…” Expert quote: “In the state-level studies, we don’t even know how many folks were using marijuana already.” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine “As Massachusetts lawmakers debate new taxes on marijuana of anywhere from 8 to 28 percent, public health advocates say there’s another drug that needs a tax hike: alcohol…” Expert quote: “Alcohol has caused a terrible burden for a very long time.” View full article.
Reuters Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine Getting regular moderate or vigorous exercise may offset some of the potentially lethal health effects of regular alcohol consumption, a new study suggests. Expert quote: “This study suggests what science tells us broadly with respect to alcohol and exercise. At the end of the day, the less people drink, the […]
CNN Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine My girls, 8 and 10, really enjoy watching football, but I have to admit I cringe every time they see yet another beer commercial during a live game. Expert quote: “For a long time, a lot of people said, ‘Well advertising doesn’t really make a difference.’ ” View full […]
International Business Times Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine Teenagers who watch more alcohol advertising may drink more and tend to prefer the brands they’ve seen on television, a new study suggests… Expert quote: “This could be yet another reason to limit screen time.” View full article
Medical Daily Timothy Niami, School of Medicine A study found that children who are more exposed to brand-specific alcohol commercials on television tend to consume more of those brands… Expert quote: “This could be yet another reason to limit screen time.” View full article
Cape Cod Times Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine The parents of John Robert Kotfila Jr. wept at the Statehouse Friday as they spoke of the heroic actions of their son and urged lawmakers to pass a bill requiring first-time drunken drivers to install ignition interlock systems in their vehicles… Expert quote: “By the time they […]
New York Daily News Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine Stop smoking cigarettes. Cut down on fried food. Eat leafy greens. Wear sunscreen. Exercise. Get regular physicals… Expert quote: “When it comes to alcohol consumption and cancers, clearly excessive drinking is the riskiest type of drinking. But when it comes to cancer, there is no safe […]
NPR “Shots Blog” Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine You’ve probably heard that a little booze a day is good for you. I’ve even said it at parties. “Look at the French,” I’ve said gleefully over my own cup. “Wine all the time and they still live to be not a day younger than 82.”… Expert […]
Reuters Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine States that require convicted drunk drivers to install ignition interlock devices in their cars had a 15 percent drop in alcohol-related crash deaths compared to states without these requirements, research shows… Expert quote: “It appears that a large number of deaths can be prevented with this intervention. It’s very […]