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
We know excessive drinking can be a problem, but what about those of us who look forward to a soothing glass of wine at the end of the day?
The latest update to the annual Monitoring the Future survey of drug use in American youth bears mainly good news, at least if your interest is in reducing drug-related harm
States that legalize medical marijuana see fewer fatal car accidents, according to a new study, in part because people may be substituting marijuana smoking for drinking alcohol.