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New trend: Women are turning into lushes

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Binge drinking among women is on the rise nationwide according to a study published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington earlier this month. According to data, binge drinking among women rose 17.5 percent between 2005 and 2012 while men only increased the prevalence of binging on alcohol by 4.9 percent. For this study, binge drinking was defined as four or more drinks on one occasion in a single month for women and five…

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Reason #2 why St. Petersburg should have a later ‘last call’

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During a previous effort to extend “last call” throughout all of Pinellas County (not just St. Petersburg) SMT Consultants reviewed all of the data on this matter and concluded: Based on the data accumulated in this report, it is quite apparent that extending the service house in Pinellas County from 2 a.m. until 3 a.,. would not cause any harm to the residents of Pinellas County.  In fact, the data shows that extending the service hours may have some benefits…

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Reason #2 why St. Petersburg should have a later ‘last call’

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During a previous effort to extend “last call” throughout all of Pinellas County (not just St. Petersburg) SMT Consultants reviewed all of the data on this matter and concluded: Based on the data accumulated in this report, it is quite apparent that extending the service house in Pinellas County from 2 a.m. until 3 a.m. would not cause any harm to the residents of Pinellas County.  In fact, the data shows that extending the service hours may have some benefits…

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