The era of Prohibition, which began in 1920 and ended in 1933, left many legacies – more modest drinking was not among them.
New draft guidelines recommend limiting alcohol consumption to no more than ten standard drinks per week and no more than four standard drinks on any one day.
From black coffee to a hair of the dog – here's the science behind popular hangover remedies.
More Australians over 50 are drinking and taking drugs than ever before. Here's why that can be a problem.
If South Africa's argument in court is that marijuana causes harm, it deserves to lose. The real question it should ask is whether criminal prohibition is the effective way forward.
The proportion of population who use legal and illegal drugs has remained stable or trended down. Fewer young people are using, but the proportion of older people using drugs and alcohol has grown.
Baby boomers might not be boosting their health with a glass or two of alcohol a day after all.
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks is all part of a big night out, according to new research.
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.
Recent animal studies show the developing embryo is highly susceptible to environmental changes and the actions of the mother in early stages of pregnancy.
Removing alcohol brands as sponsors of sports events could help reduce the trend of young people drinking.