Baby boomers have shown the fastest rise in rates of alcohol and drug misuse in the last 15 years.
Evidence that people who drink moderately are healthier is probably influenced by many other health and lifestyle factors. We're now seeing that even modest amounts of alcohol could impact our health.
The amount of alcohol you'd have to drink before glyphosate posed even a negligible risk would harm you well before the glyphosate would.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
When it comes to drinking at risky levels, women are catching up to men. Problem is, women start to have alcohol-related problems sooner and at lower drinking levels than men.
Linking household income, happiness, and alcohol-related depression, researchers have put a price on the intangible cost of drinking.
Science destroys folk wisdom, once again.
People who use party drugs say it gives them energy to dance and socialise, reduces their inhibitions and enhances their feelings of connection to others.
Regional deprivation is causing thousands of northerners – especially men – to die young each year.
Easy access to alcohol and exposure to alcohol advertisements affect social and health outcomes.
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.