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Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking November 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC November 20, 2014

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show November 18, 2014

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy November 18, 2014

Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers November 09, 2014

Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says October 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports October 27, 2014

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men October 21, 2014

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze? October 20, 2014

Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk October 10, 2014

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days September 24, 2014

Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked

Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking September 23, 2014

Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks September 22, 2014

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking August 27, 2014

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds August 22, 2014

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows August 01, 2014

They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink July 31, 2014

Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All July 11, 2014

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study July 08, 2014

Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study July 03, 2014

And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least June 26, 2014

It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC June 26, 2014

Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds June 13, 2014

Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says June 04, 2014

Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk May 20, 2014

But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study May 16, 2014

And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study May 13, 2014

But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All May 12, 2014

Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds May 12, 2014

As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C May 07, 2014

Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk May 05, 2014

Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer April 25, 2014

Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy April 23, 2014

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing April 11, 2014

Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says April 10, 2014

Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis? April 03, 2014

Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring April 01, 2014

More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds April 01, 2014

92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health? March 25, 2014

More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says March 24, 2014

Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink March 20, 2014

But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says March 14, 2014

Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC March 13, 2014

States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies March 11, 2014

Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds

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