The Irish continue to express gratitude for St. Patrick's unselfish commitment to their spiritual well-being, even as the rest of the world celebrates by drowning in booze.
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.
There's no credible evidence that Dry January is good for your health. But it's certainly good for on group: the alcohol industry.
The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to preventing harm caused by drinking during pregnancy.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
Unfortunately, the only reliable way to avoid a hangover is not to drink excessively in the first place.
Public vomiting, urination and collapsing in the street are all things international students don't see at home.
Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
The DrinkWise posters are designed to highlight the risks of drinking during pregnancy. To do so effectively, the message needs to be clear and direct.
Is telling pregnant women to simply abstain really the best advice?
Binge drinking rises during March Madness among male college students who attend schools that made it to the men's basketball tournament. Researchers take a deeper look at the reasons why.
The unique role of the temperance movement in US history might explain why, when it comes to Americans' tastes, bland beer is still king.
There are many reasons people drink, including to have fun or cope with other problems. Knowing their motivations will allow us to tailor programs to help those who may struggle with alcohol use.
Lindeman's Ben Ean Moselle was the ultimate wine for everyone in the 1970s. But as Australia grew wealthier, its fortunes faded in competition with other, 'finer' wines.
This month, we're talking risk. Three experts give their perspective on how long you might live, how to deal with loneliness – and how to step outside your comfort zone.
Does a fry up really soak up excess alcohol, or black coffee sober you up? Can you avoid that hangover?
For those wondering whether it is sinful to drink, even moderately, a scholar goes into the history of alcohol and its distillation to show how early monks and priests contributed to it.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
Our drinking culture has brought some colourful phrases into the Australian vernacular.