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Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk? December 01, 2016

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene November 30, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction November 17, 2016

Report calls for proven medical treatments and compassion to combat the national crisis

Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk November 16, 2016

The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome November 09, 2016

Study singled out infants who showed physical, mental signs of exposure

Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix October 29, 2016

When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking October 25, 2016

Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption

3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer October 04, 2016

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain September 22, 2016

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

Surprise! Beer Makes You Happier, Friendlier September 20, 2016

Study found this was especially true for women and the socially inhibited

Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some September 14, 2016

Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

Drunk as the Company You Keep? September 14, 2016

Perceptions of your intoxication influenced by how much those around you are drinking, study finds

Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects? September 08, 2016

Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say

TV Booze Ads a Lubricant for Teen Drinking: Study September 07, 2016

Those who saw the most commercials downed 200-plus drinks a month, researchers say

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

Who Drinks More -- Couples or Singles? August 18, 2016

New study focuses on twins

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life August 16, 2016

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms? August 11, 2016

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Smoke Less, Drink Less? July 22, 2016

Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info July 22, 2016

Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

U.S. Car Crash Deaths Down, But Still Surpass Other Nations July 06, 2016

Decline of 31 percent lowest among 20 countries studied

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community June 27, 2016

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health June 15, 2016

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study May 26, 2016

But similar link not seen for women

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds May 25, 2016

And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 2016

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More May 18, 2016

Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems? May 17, 2016

Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect

Middle Schoolers Exposed to Alcohol Ads Every Day: Study May 17, 2016

Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

More Bars, More Ambulance Calls May 16, 2016

Local lawmakers should carefully weigh number of liquor licenses, researcher says

Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix May 13, 2016

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study May 12, 2016

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor? May 02, 2016

Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later? April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While Nursing April 29, 2016

Help keep baby safe

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk April 21, 2016

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

Alcohol Sales Dropped After Maryland Raised Liquor Tax April 13, 2016

Study finding suggests the tactic could help to reduce harmful effect of excess drinking, researcher says

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study April 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk April 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking April 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests March 22, 2016

But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study Finds March 16, 2016

Research shows their rate of drinking problems is double that of the general population

Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol Abuse March 08, 2016

Marijuana users also less likely to quit drinking, researchers say

One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk March 02, 2016

But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure February 19, 2016

Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and Alcohol February 11, 2016

They're less likely to drink than whites, and have similar rates of problem drinking, survey finds

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