A new study finds that men who got moderately drunk on vodka cranberries did better on tests of inspired thinking.
When she says no, the bottle beckons more brightly — for men and for fruit flies, according to a new study that found that male flies that had been repeatedly spurned by females were more likely to turn to alcohol to …
A new study offers good news for women who unwind with a cocktail at the end of the day: light to moderate drinking is associated with lower stroke risk.
A new study from six European countries suggests that teens who see more boozy scenes in movies are more likely to binge drink.
Two new studies report intriguing evidence on new uses for a controversial anti-smoking drug.
People who drive within three hours of smoking marijuana are at nearly twice the risk of being in an accident that leads to serious injury or death, compared with sober drivers, according to a new review of the research.
Twitter and Facebook are harder to resist than alcohol and cigarettes, but so is the urge to work, according to new research on people’s daily struggles with self-control and desire.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, argue that sugar is toxic and needs to be taxed and controlled. Why it’s so hard to break our addiction.
Why requiring abstinence may not be the best way to cut drinking in the homeless.
A new study finds that the developmental hazards of maternal drinking may be greatest at the end of the first trimester.
We drink for the buzz, and researchers have learned how alcohol makes us feel so good — some more so than others