Something needed to be done to mask the taste of bootleg alcohol that could include ingredients ranging from dead rats to wood tar.
There's no credible evidence that Dry January is good for your health. But it's certainly good for on group: the alcohol industry.
As cannabis is legalized in Canada and parts of the United States, it's worth looking back on the public health impact of the repeal of alcohol Prohibition in the U.S.
It may not be popular, but an increase in the cost of alcohol would make us drink less and consume fewer kilojoules.
The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to preventing harm caused by drinking during pregnancy.
Foetal alcohol syndrome disorder is a much under-recognised and unsupported condition in the UK.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
In moderate doses, alcohol is more of a medicine than a poison.
Gender and sexuality can help understand consent – but there's so much more to consider, when drugs are involved.
Unfortunately, the only reliable way to avoid a hangover is not to drink excessively in the first place.
A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows we're eating less junk food than before, but still far too much.
New research found a disparity between the sentences women and men are given for offence when alcohol is an aggravating factor.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
The NT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to introduce a minimum price for alcohol.
From black coffee to a hair of the dog – here's the science behind popular hangover remedies.
Reports of sexual assault increase by as much as 41 percent when the local college football team plays, according to researchers who say the increase is related to the drinking culture on campus.
Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
Some drug and alcohol programs
currently used in prisons have little evidence to support them.
The DrinkWise posters are designed to highlight the risks of drinking during pregnancy. To do so effectively, the message needs to be clear and direct.