Religiosity is thought to influence positive health outcomes or behaviours.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
Australia’s alcohol guidelines recommend women and men drink no more than two standard drinks per day.
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.
“Just say no” messages are ignored because young people want to have fun.
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.
Global evidence suggests that alcohol advertisements increase adolescents’ favourable attitudes towards drinking.
Easy access to alcohol and exposure to alcohol advertisements affect social and health outcomes.
By the end of Prohibition, distilled spirits made up more than 75 percent of alcohol sales.
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 Prohibition laws in the United States.
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.
Australians drink more than nine litres of pure alcohol a year.
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 believed to have one of the highest rates of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the world.
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.
A sorry sight.
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.
High time to talk about consent.
Gender and sexuality can help understand consent – but there's so much more to consider, when drugs are involved.
Who wouldn’t want a quick fix?
Unfortunately, the only reliable way to avoid a hangover is not to drink excessively in the first place.
Far too much of Australians’ diet comes from foods that have virtually no nutrients.
A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows we're eating less junk food than before, but still far too much.
How much have you had to drink?
New research found a disparity between the sentences women and men are given for offence when alcohol is an aggravating factor.
Approximately 11 per cent of Canadian mothers report consuming alcohol during pregnancy, which can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in their children.
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.