Media reports tend to link violence to illicit drugs when alcohol is far more likely to be to blame.
Obesity is one of the factors behind a large rise in cancer rates among women.
Alcohol companies used controversial marketing practices in their Super Bowl commercials – including using animals and themes that are appealing to youth.
Baby boomers might not be boosting their health with a glass or two of alcohol a day after all.
The rise of annual January drinking campaigns. shows that our ideas of moderate drinking aren't solely based public health guidlelines.
Snoring has been linked to serious health conditions such as obstructive sleep apnoea and even cardiovascular disease.
Many of us don’t treat alcohol with the respect the drug demands.
We know that smoking and drinking is bad for your memory, but combined, they're so much worse.
If your friends undermine your decision not to drink, don't be offended. They’re probably just dealing with their own insecurity about their drinking.
How the news media distorts the reality of alcohol – new findings.
Today’s trendiest booze makers and bars insist on going rather further than the simple imbibing of alcohol.
Alcohol contributes to close to 90,000 deaths a year. Because repeated binge drinking damages the brain, it's hard to know when we've developed a problem. Here are some things to consider.
Overpriced and low-quality beer at sports stadiums leaves fans feeling exploited. Here's how that can change.
A new study has revealed heavy episodic drinking doubles the risk of family and domestic violence.
The gambling industry certainly holds an attraction for former politicians. Perhaps it’s all that money, and the attraction of staying in the game – even if at a peripheral level.
Regardless of how they are consumed, alcohol and other drugs eventually make their way into the brain via the bloodstream. Once there, they affect how messages are sent through the brain.
New Scottish alcoholic liver disease figures show how far country's problem is from being under control.
Heavy drinking causes brain changes that make you want to drink more. But using a virus to deliver a gene into specific neurons in the brain may be a way to mitigate those changes.
Women are catching up to men in rates of alcohol consumption and this has important implications for how we think about our community response to harmful alcohol use.
Physician Health Programs are intended to help doctors with substance abuse disorders and mental health problems. But that's not always what happens.