There are many reasons people drink, including to have fun or cope with other problems. Knowing their motivations will allow us to tailor programs to help those who may struggle with alcohol use.
Lindeman's Ben Ean Moselle was the ultimate wine for everyone in the 1970s. But as Australia grew wealthier, its fortunes faded in competition with other, 'finer' wines.
This month, we're talking risk. Three experts give their perspective on how long you might live, how to deal with loneliness – and how to step outside your comfort zone.
Does a fry up really soak up excess alcohol, or black coffee sober you up? Can you avoid that hangover?
For those wondering whether it is sinful to drink, even moderately, a scholar goes into the history of alcohol and its distillation to show how early monks and priests contributed to it.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
Our drinking culture has brought some colourful phrases into the Australian vernacular.
New study: it's a case of use them, or lose them.
The rise of annual January drinking campaigns. shows that our ideas of moderate drinking aren't solely based public health guidlelines.
Today’s trendiest booze makers and bars insist on going rather further than the simple imbibing of alcohol.
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.
It's important to know the recommendations on drinking to ensure we're not drinking too much for our own health and for the safety of others.
Germans like beer, French people wine and Italians coffee. Right?
Feeling thirsty could be affecting your brain function more than you realise.
Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Smartphone apps can help people cut back on the amount of alcohol they drink. But is it nagging apps or gentle persuiasion that people prefer?
Since the earliest days of British colonisation, authorities have sought to limit the problems associated with alcohol by licensing its sale and limiting the times and places where it is drunk.
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attacks, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease. And in the developing world, it is on the rise.
British drinking culture isn't just bingeing.
A zero tolerance approach is unlikely to curb the behaviour of individuals who choose to drink then drive.