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Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days September 24, 2014

Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked

Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking September 23, 2014

Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks September 22, 2014

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking August 27, 2014

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds August 22, 2014

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows August 01, 2014

They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink July 31, 2014

Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All July 11, 2014

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study July 08, 2014

Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study July 03, 2014

And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least June 26, 2014

It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC June 26, 2014

Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds June 13, 2014

Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says June 04, 2014

Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk May 20, 2014

But effect may be too small to prompt better treatments, expert says

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study May 16, 2014

And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study May 13, 2014

But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All May 12, 2014

Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds May 12, 2014

As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C May 07, 2014

Large VA study shows heightened risk of advanced liver fibrosis for those co-infected

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk May 05, 2014

Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer April 25, 2014

Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy April 23, 2014

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing April 11, 2014

Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says April 10, 2014

Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis? April 03, 2014

Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring April 01, 2014

More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds April 01, 2014

92 percent of teens who said parents opposed underage drinking weren't drinkers, MADD says

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health? March 25, 2014

More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says March 24, 2014

Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink March 20, 2014

But that doesn't mean it's safe for younger drivers to consume any alcohol, researchers say

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says March 14, 2014

Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC March 13, 2014

States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies March 11, 2014

Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds

Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds March 04, 2014

The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds March 04, 2014

Persistent annoyance of women usually ignored by bar staff, observers report

Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying March 03, 2014

Episodes of heavy consumption can damage organs, study author says

Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds February 24, 2014

Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze February 19, 2014

Group given Topamax had more alcohol-free days than those taking placebo, study finds

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds February 18, 2014

Alcohol also lowered how much of a chemical that's needed for development reached the fetus

Study: Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Would Affect Poorer, High-Risk Drinkers February 10, 2014

But the impact on moderate drinkers would be minimal, researchers say

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use February 07, 2014

But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms January 31, 2014

One leads to the other, creating a vicious cycle, study says

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses January 31, 2014

Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes January 22, 2014

Study of 500,000 lethal U.S. collisions finds no amount of drinking safe before getting behind the wheel

Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse? January 16, 2014

Study supports asking a simple question, rather than giving lengthy questionnaire

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