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Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests July 28, 2015

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone July 10, 2015

But study finds effect isn't doubled, and alcohol still more dangerous than pot

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism? July 02, 2015

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds June 24, 2015

Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety June 19, 2015

Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds June 15, 2015

Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade June 11, 2015

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol Consumption June 08, 2015

It may interact with medication

3 in 10 Americans Have Drinking Problem at Some Point in Their Lives June 03, 2015

Effective treatments are available, but fewer than 20 percent get help, study finds

Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking June 01, 2015

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study May 26, 2015

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Oxytocin, Alcohol Seem to Work on Brain in Similar Ways May 20, 2015

So-called 'love hormone' may one day help treat some psychiatric disorders, researchers say

It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics May 18, 2015

While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers May 18, 2015

Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem May 05, 2015

Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says

Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy April 30, 2015

Study tallied savings from fewer medical bills, lower legal costs, lost productivity and property damage

Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks April 23, 2015

Guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says

Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers April 16, 2015

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says April 14, 2015

Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized April 07, 2015

And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It March 26, 2015

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain March 25, 2015

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Health Tip: Don't Mix Meds and Alcohol March 25, 2015

Here's what can happen

Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots March 20, 2015

No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use March 19, 2015

But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors March 13, 2015

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

The More the Merrier ... and the Drunker? March 10, 2015

Number of people drinking together influences consumption, study says

The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks? March 10, 2015

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens February 25, 2015

Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier February 20, 2015

Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms February 20, 2015

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report February 11, 2015

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

Health Tip: Drink Responsibly January 30, 2015

Suggestions to prevent alcohol abuse

Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds January 29, 2015

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns January 27, 2015

Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk January 21, 2015

Study finds problem may affect as many as 1 in 4 recipients

Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure? January 20, 2015

Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy

TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications: Study January 16, 2015

But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously

Work Hard, Party Harder? January 14, 2015

Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

Alcohol Taxes Up, Binge Drinking Down? January 08, 2015

Study finds lower rates in states with higher tariffs

Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 Americans Every Day, CDC Says January 06, 2015

Older adults hardest hit by binge-drinking deaths, and long-term effects of alcoholism often play a role

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