July 17, 2014: College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

July 17, 2014: Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

July 16, 2014: Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
But the finding might someday lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers hope

July 15, 2014: Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

July 11, 2014: A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

July 08, 2014: Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

July 03, 2014: Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study
And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

June 26, 2014: Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least
It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

June 26, 2014: 1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC
Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

June 13, 2014: Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds
Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

June 04, 2014: Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

May 20, 2014: Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk
But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

May 16, 2014: Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

May 13, 2014: Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study
But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

May 12, 2014: Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All
Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

May 12, 2014: College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds
As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

May 07, 2014: Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

May 05, 2014: In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

April 25, 2014: Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

April 23, 2014: A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

April 11, 2014: Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

April 10, 2014: Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

April 03, 2014: Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

April 01, 2014: Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

March 25, 2014: Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

March 24, 2014: Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

March 20, 2014: Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

March 14, 2014: Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

March 13, 2014: Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

March 11, 2014: Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies
Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds

March 04, 2014: Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

March 04, 2014: Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds
Persistent annoyance of women usually ignored by bar staff, observers report

March 03, 2014: Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying
Episodes of heavy consumption can damage organs, study author says

February 24, 2014: Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

February 19, 2014: Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze
Group given Topamax had more alcohol-free days than those taking placebo, study finds

February 18, 2014: Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds
Alcohol also lowered how much of a chemical that's needed for development reached the fetus

February 10, 2014: Study: Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Would Affect Poorer, High-Risk Drinkers
But the impact on moderate drinkers would be minimal, researchers say

February 07, 2014: Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

January 31, 2014: College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms
One leads to the other, creating a vicious cycle, study says

January 31, 2014: Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses
Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

January 22, 2014: 'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes
Study of 500,000 lethal U.S. collisions finds no amount of drinking safe before getting behind the wheel

January 16, 2014: Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse?
Study supports asking a simple question, rather than giving lengthy questionnaire

January 15, 2014: Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men
Study found those consuming at least 2.5 drinks daily showed mental decline earlier than lighter drinkers

January 13, 2014: Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

January 08, 2014: Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

January 07, 2014: CDC: Docs Aren't Doing Enough to Discourage Problem Drinking
Only 1 in 6 adults says a doctor or health professional has discussed alcohol use with them, report finds

December 31, 2013: Avoiding That New Year's Hangover
Drink in moderation and eat beforehand, doctor says

December 23, 2013: Drunk Driving Can Make Holiday Season Deadly
U.S. agencies countering with roadside detection, ignition-lock laws, new blood-alcohol technology

December 11, 2013: Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
Study suggests effect on children's brains goes beyond intelligence