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Using My Rented House as a Bar

Using My Rented House as a Bar: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A Muslim is not allowed to rent his house to be used as a bar. So, if you rented your …

Alcohol & Processed Meat Linked to Stomach Cancer

Alcohol & Processed Meat Linked to Stomach Cancer

Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight increase the risk of developing stomach cancers, according to a major new scientific report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.

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Alcohol Causes Cancer, Even Moderate Consumption

Drinking alcohol increases the risk of several types of cancer, and was responsible for 236 cancer deaths under 80 years of age in New Zealand in 2012, according to a new study at the University of Otago.

Animal models serve as the subjects of choice in some experiments, because, in most cases, the same mechanisms work at the molecular level for humans.

Role of Alcohol in Inducing Cancer

We often see the alcohol industry’s enticing advertisements and the media’s hyperbole telling us: “Wine Is Good for You.” What is frequently overlooked is that it may have some good effects, but its bad effects far outweigh the good. In a response to a query about alcohol, the Qur’an says: [They ask you concerning wine …

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Not Living a Muslim Lifestyle?

There is more to a Muslim lifestyle, though, than glossy photographs in a magazine, no matter how attractive they appear. A Muslim lifestyle is altogether different from the ways of life of many of the people we live with.

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Biochemical Systems Disturbed in Alcoholics' Brains

The brain tissue of people with alcohol dependence shows a variety of changes compared to non-alcoholic control persons. All alcoholics’ brains share some characteristics, but some are exclusive to the brain tissue of anxiety-prone type 1 alcoholics or impulsive type 2 alcoholics, according to a recent study.

New Year Without Alcoholism

“{They ask you concerning alcohol and gambling. Say: ‘In them is a great sin, and some benefits for men, but the sin is far greater than the benefit.’}” (Surat Al-Baqarah 2:219). It has always seemed ironic to me that the new year marks an increase in drinking as well as a mass rush to write …

This is Why Islam Prohibits Drinking Alcohol

This is Why Islam Prohibits Drinking Alcohol

Alcohol affects the mind and makes sinful behavior and evil actions fair seeming. It creates enmity and hatred between people, prevents them from remembering God and distracts them from praying, and calls them to participate in unlawful sexual relationships.

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Alcohol-linked Cancer Deaths (Infograph)

Almighty Allah says: “O ye who believe! Strong drink and games of chance and idols and divining arrows are only an infamy of Satan’s handiwork. Leave it aside in order that ye may succeed. Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means of strong drink and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of Allah and from (His) worship. Will ye then have done?” (Surat Al-Ma’idah: 90-91).

My Wife’s Alcoholism Causes Problems in Our Marriage

My Wife’s Alcohol Addiction Causes Problems in Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: “I can advise you to continue to be supportive of her efforts, yet set up boundaries within this support. Try reconnecting her to the Islamic community and encourage her to develop a closer relationship with Allah. Connect your children with other Muslim children and take care of yourself as well. However, if your wife …



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