For the 20 states in which marijuana is legal, either for medicinal or recreational purposes, there’s a new challenge for law enforcement: judging whether stoned users are too impaired to drive.
Oxytocin is best known for its role in creating social bonds, but it may also forge the chains of addiction.
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
There’s no shortage of media coverage of drunken excess on college campuses. Just this week, the New York Times filled us in on how social media facilitates students’ expedient drinking and hooking up — so much so that …
A new study explores the rarely examined benefits of college binge drinking, which must be understood for effective prevention
Training for a race means making sacrifices like going to bed early and putting aside hours on the weekends for long runs. But what about your precious after-work glass of wine? Would you be willing to give it up?
A Florida court orders more than $700,000 in restitution for victims of an online scam selling a phony cure for alcoholism
Moderate drinking has been linked to better heart health and longer life. Now add to the list higher bone density in women
Increasingly, the data suggest that light drinking in pregnancy doesn’t have ill effects on the developing fetus. Does this give expectant mothers the license to drink?
Most college binge drinkers and drug users don’t develop lifelong problems. But new mental-health guidelines will label too many of them addicts and alcoholics.