Our drinking culture has brought some colourful phrases into the Australian vernacular.
Teenagers pick up cues about drinking from you and your family. Here's how you can help them develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.
Responsible Service of Alcohol laws should be coupled with public discussion that encourages people to take responsible for their own drinking behaviour.
We all know what a drunk person looks like, right? Wrong. Even health care workers can be confused.
Many of us might be tempted to give up alcohol for a month as part of a highly publicised campaign, like Dry July. But how successful are these campaigns and how do you measure any long-term benefits?
The science is still hazy - but our abilities are clearly affected during the recovery period.
While other cancer rates fall or remain static, liver cancer is on the rise. Here's why we need to start paying attention.
A record number of underage drinkers sought urgent medical attention in Western Australia last year, and young women made up the majority.
New research shows an association between moderate drinking and long-term brain impairment. But there are a few reasons to be cautious about these findings.
Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
A new study shows that adding an energy drink to alcohol increases risk-taking among young people – but the effect is imagined rather than real.
The cosy relationship between big sporting events and alcohol brands flexes too much muscle – and young people are suffering for it.
Independent brewer joins the long list of small counter-culture firms that sold us revolution and walked away wealthy.
Banning orders can encourage personal responsibility and demonstrate that anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
If you believe intoxicated people always give unreliable eyewitness testimonies, think again.
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.