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Avoiding Alcohol Helps the Heart Beat Better October 18, 2017

Each decade of teetotaling lowers risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds

Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects October 09, 2017

In study, binge drinking 6 times a month lowered chances of full-time employment later

Uber Can Help Cut Car Crashes, But Not Everywhere October 05, 2017

Impact on drunk driving rate varied city to city, study found

How Much Alcohol Is Really OK? October 02, 2017

Know your limit to protect your health

State Policies Can Reduce Alcohol-Related Murders September 29, 2017

Up to 50 percent of homicides in the United States involve drinking, researchers say

Putting Wine on a Diet September 25, 2017

Calories come with that enjoyable taste

Survey: 9 of 10 Americans Take Cancer Prevention Steps September 22, 2017

Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure? September 15, 2017

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy? September 12, 2017

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen September 12, 2017

Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death September 05, 2017

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain August 16, 2017

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study August 15, 2017

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds August 07, 2017

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study August 01, 2017

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk? July 28, 2017

Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone? July 19, 2017

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD June 23, 2017

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Health Tip: Get the Facts on Alcohol and Sleep June 22, 2017

Know how it affects you

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds May 23, 2017

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds May 04, 2017

Drinking figured in 85 percent of the top children's films over 2 decades

Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too May 01, 2017

Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers

Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes April 26, 2017

Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm

Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol April 21, 2017

Drinking down 11 percent in states where liquor retailers must post signs, study finds

Family History May Magnify Your Hangover April 06, 2017

People whose relatives have drinking problem recall day-after symptoms more clearly, study finds

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions March 31, 2017

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard March 29, 2017

Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries? March 21, 2017

Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds March 09, 2017

Researchers 'pleasantly surprised' by fact that most quickly made the healthy choice

More Booze Won't Beat Back That Hangover February 24, 2017

Drinking coffee doesn't ease the agony either, substance abuse expert adds

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze February 23, 2017

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail February 08, 2017

Drinking while taking the painkillers can hamper breathing, especially among seniors, study finds

What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You February 01, 2017

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution December 31, 2016

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers December 30, 2016

But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving December 22, 2016

Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low December 13, 2016

Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties December 11, 2016

Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

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