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Has Your Doctor Asked You About Your Drinking Habits Lately?

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:59

A new CDC report finds that few doctors speak to their patients about drinking behavior, even if the patient isn't a problem drinker. Just cutting back a little can have significant health benefits.


Why Hangovers Get Worse When You’re Over 40

By | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 18:15

Drinking gets more complicated as we age, and hangovers often get worse due to fewer enzymes and a less productive liver.

One In 10 Pregnant Mothers Drink; Linked To Low Mood

1 In 10 Women Drinks Lightly While Expecting

By | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 14:26

One in 10 Norwegian women drinks during pregnancy, with a strong association between alcohol use and low mood.

Mental Impact Of A Hangover: Damaging The Brain With Booze

A Hangover's Mental Impact: Impaired Working Memory, Slower Reaction Times, And More

By | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 11:22

Researchers find that a hangover's mental impact includes slowed task performance and increased vulnerability to errors.

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Adolescent Girls Reach Parity With Boys In Drinking Alcohol

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 16:14

Drinking rates for adolescent girls has reached parity with boys, as girls as young as 13 are caught in the cross-hairs of alcohol advertisements aimed at young women.

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Smoking Alcohol? Doctors Warn Calorie-Conscious Trend Is Extremely Dangerous [VIDEO]

By | Sun, 06/02/2013 - 14:44

Inhaling alcohol allows people to get a greater buzz with fewer calories, but doctors say that the health risks involved in the new trend are not worth it.

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Drunk ASU Student Aidan Mohr Left At Hospital With Post-It Note

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 08:54

A 19-year-old Arizona State University student named Aidan Mohr was left in the lobby of an emergency room by his fraternity brothers Saturday with a post-it note attached to him explaining his drunken condition and asking for help.

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Alcohol Behind a Quarter of Road Accidents in EU

By | Sat, 12/15/2012 - 12:07

Roughly a quarter of all road accidents in European countries occur due to alcohol use, says a new report.


Mothers Risk Passing Their Drinking Habits Down to Their Children, Think Tank Warns

By | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 14:52

Mothers can pass their drinking habits down to their children, experts from a British think-tank warned.

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Living Close to a Bar Tied to Risky Drinking

By | Mon, 11/05/2012 - 13:19

A study published in the journal Addiction has found that living closer to bars may promote risky drinking behaviors.

Moderate Drinking Linked to Abnormal Heart Rhythm

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:27

People with heart disease who drink, even moderately, may have a slightly increased risk of a common heart rhythm problem.

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Teen Drinking and Driving Drops by More Than Half in 20 Years

By | Tue, 10/02/2012 - 18:21

The number of U.S. high school students who drink and drive dropped by more than half in two decades, federal health officials said Tuesday.

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Smoking, Drinking Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

By | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 16:44

Smoking and drinking increase the chances of people being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at an early age when compared to people who don't drink or smoke, says a new study.

Moderate Drinking and Quality of Life, Critique

By | Sat, 06/23/2012 - 06:29

A study from Canada says that "moderate drinkers" have a higher quality of life than abstainers.