Alcohol Is Worse for Women and More News

In today's Media Mix, Wolfgang Puck is closing a restaurant, plus scary 'alcopops' may cause binge drinking
Media Mix
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Media Mix

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Alcohol May Affect Women More: Well, this just sucks for us females — alcohol apparently harms women more than men, with increased risks of liver and heart diseases and infertility. [New York Daily News]

Starbucks Slowly Taking Over the Air: European airline Flybe is now serving Starbucks to its passengers, with Starbucks saying, "Customers told us that they now expect the best possible coffee wherever they are." Next stop, space. [Breaking Travel News]

Wolfgang Puck Closing Detroit Restaurant: The Wolfgang Puck Grille at the MGM Grand in Detroit will close after dinner service on Mother's Day, May 13. It will be replaced by a sports bar. [Detroit News]

Dog Food Sparks Salmonella Outbreak: Tainted dog food from a South Carolina plant sickened 14 people in at least nine states, not to mention dozens of dogs. [CBS]

'Alcopops' Frighten Parents About Underage Drinking: Fruity, sweet, and headache-inducing alcoholic drinks now have their own mashup nickname (Alcopops), and as usual, parents are afraid they'll encourage binge drinking among teens. [Green Bay Press Gazette]