Do Video Games Make Kids Smoke Tobacco And Drink Alcohol?
Studies about the impact of video games on adolescents have been controversial. Now researchers say kids are more likely to smoke and drink alcohol when they see video game characters do it.
Selfishness Weakens Your Self Control
Selfishness and a lack of self-control are linked because both require a person to see things from a different point of view: the perspective of another person or the perspective of their future self.
Scientists Have Genetically Engineered A Virus To Reduce Your Desire To Drink
Binge drinkers may be given a genetically-engineered virus in the future to treat alcoholism.
Women Now Drink Nearly As Much As Men
Drinking while female: Women's bodies may be more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol, and as alcohol consumption increases, so does the risk of dangerous behavior.
New Liquor Stores May Lead To More Violence: Study
The more available liquor in a neighborhood, the more violence it may spark, new research finds.
Could Math Stop Dangerous Drinking Habits?
Researchers plan to use math to better understand college students’ drinking habits and the forces behind them as a way to make partying safer.
Absent Parents May Lead To Risk-Taking Tweens
Children with a dead or otherwise absent parent are more likely to take up risky behaviors by age 11, a new study suggests.
10 Tricks To Getting Drunk The Healthiest Way Possible
Drinking to excess can take a toll on your body, especially when you don't take the right steps to avoid a hangover.
You May Unknowingly Be Increasing Your Risk Of Breast Cancer
What do birth control pills and alcohol have to do with breast cancer? They're on the list of different behaviors that may increase your risk of this cancer.
Can You Drink To Shrink Belly Fat?
Drinking alcohol may lead to weight loss, but not in the way you think.
This Could Explain Why We Drink So Much In Bars
Music may affect our perception of alcohol content in beer, which could cause us to drink more.
Study Links Sleep Quality To Teen Substance Use
Researchers found that boys who slept the least were more likely to report early use of alcohol or marijuana, intoxication and repeated substance use.