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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

Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for AlcoholAugust 05, 2015

Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long TermAugust 03, 2015

Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors WaryJuly 30, 2015

U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study SuggestsJuly 28, 2015

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

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

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

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study FindsJuly 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 AloneJuly 10, 2015

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

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure RiskJuly 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 FindsJune 24, 2015

Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

Summer Beach Time Means Water SafetyJune 19, 2015

Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll FindsJune 15, 2015

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

Underage Drinking Down in Past DecadeJune 11, 2015

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

Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol ConsumptionJune 08, 2015

It may interact with medication

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

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

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