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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 NursingApril 29, 2016

Help keep baby safe

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer RiskApril 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 TaxApril 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: StudyApril 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 RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen DrinkingApril 01, 2016

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

Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study SuggestsMarch 22, 2016

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

Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study FindsMarch 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 AbuseMarch 08, 2016

Marijuana users also less likely to quit drinking, researchers say

One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart RiskMarch 02, 2016

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

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

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

Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and AlcoholFebruary 11, 2016

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

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders SoberFebruary 10, 2016

South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study SuggestsFebruary 09, 2016

Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study FindsFebruary 07, 2016

Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

Millions of Pregnant Women Put Their Babies at Risk With Alcohol: CDCFebruary 02, 2016

Birth defects caused by drinking are totally preventable, agency officials say

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for KidsJanuary 13, 2016

But 1 in 8 drinking ads don't adhere to industry's own standards, study reports

Heading to a New Year's Party? Here's How to Stay SafeDecember 31, 2015

Jan. 1 is the most dangerous day on the road, experts say

Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse StudyDecember 30, 2015

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

Ways to Beat the Holiday BluesDecember 12, 2015

Grief and depression can worsen at this time of year, but that doesn't have to stop seasonal celebration

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in TeensDecember 11, 2015

Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

Moderate Drinking May Benefit Early Stage Alzheimer's PatientsDecember 11, 2015

2 to 3 alcoholic drinks daily linked to reduced risk of death over 3-year study period

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study FindsNovember 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: StudyNovember 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken RecklessnessNovember 17, 2015

Finnish study suggests some people are genetically at risk of impulsiveness, even when sober

Heavy Drinking May Strain the HeartNovember 10, 2015

Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: ReportNovember 02, 2015

Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey FindsOctober 22, 2015

Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

Teens Swayed by Alcohol AdsOctober 20, 2015

Underage drinkers' preferences shaped by TV and magazine advertising, study finds

No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors SayOctober 19, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics issues new warning to women of childbearing age

Tough Alcohol Policies Linked to Lower Death Rates From Liver DamageOctober 15, 2015

Findings dovetail with prior research that has shown tighter rules associated with less binge drinking

Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart HealthOctober 12, 2015

People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' RecoveryOctober 07, 2015

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School DropoutsSeptember 28, 2015

New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

Former Problem Drinkers Find It Tricky to Navigate Social Settings: StudySeptember 25, 2015

Some make excuses for avoiding alcohol, while others are open about their history

8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study FindsSeptember 25, 2015

Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: StudySeptember 24, 2015

And 3 percent binge drink while expecting

Distractions Make Alcohol Even More Dangerous for DriversSeptember 21, 2015

Risk of poor road control doubled after one drink if driver's focus was disturbed, study found

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related CancersSeptember 17, 2015

Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?September 08, 2015

Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: StudySeptember 03, 2015

Researchers also see trouble for those with substance-abuse problems; call for social support plus psychiatric care

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, PotAugust 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and DrinkingAugust 31, 2015

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too MuchAugust 31, 2015

Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal SubstancesAugust 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: StudyAugust 19, 2015

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TVAugust 12, 2015

Australian study finds many drinking ads aired during kids' peak daytime viewing times

Tying the Knot May Mean Less Drinking for Young AdultsAugust 11, 2015

Study suggests heavy alcohol use conflicts with expected marital roles

Face-to-Face Support Groups Still Best for Staying Sober: StudyAugust 07, 2015

Despite growing popularity of online meetings, people more likely to be honest in person