Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Rural workplaces often tacitly encourage excessive drinking and even drugtaking.
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?
Almost three in four Australian children consume too much sugar, 91.5% of young people don't get enough exercise, and we're among the most obese people in the world.
Recent animal studies show the developing embryo is highly susceptible to environmental changes and the actions of the mother in early stages of pregnancy.
Does a post-workout pint undo all the health benefits?
Awareness of social factors, such as society's perpetuation of masculinity, are critical to understanding the interconnections between trauma, disadvantage and substance abuse in young men.
Most risky drinking happens at home, so policies need to focus on the price of alcohol sold off-premises rather than lockout and other venue-based laws.
Mere economic models don't take into account the full complexity of our relationship with alcohol.
Heightening liquor regulation has for centuries been the immediate response of urban policymakers when confronted with people and behaviours deemed socially undesirable.
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.
Legal highs are now illegal in the the UK but why has it taken so long for the law to be changed?
Drinking booze can have some quite different effects on brain and body.
Holiday making accounts for almost a tenth of the British economy. Here's how it might be impacted by a vote to leave the EU.
British drinking culture isn't just bingeing.
Excessive drinkers are more likely to seek help when their drinking habits are compared with their peers than when they are simply given the guidelines.
A zero tolerance approach is unlikely to curb the behaviour of individuals who choose to drink then drive.
April is sexual assault awareness and prevention month. It also is the month many young people make final college choices. Here's what you need to know.
The new alcohol guidelines limit of 14 units a week for men and women hides a more complicated story.
Without the public mobilising over inequalities that are so ingrained in its psyche, Sydney is unlikely to see its nightlife reflect true social inclusion and diversity.