To treat chronic illnesses like diabetes and hypertension, the gold standard now involves a coordinated, team-based approach. …
Maybe not. The latest study of twins shows that early bloomers may become heavier drinkers who start chugging earlier in life.
My name is Gabrielle, and I’m not an alcoholic.
I’m a journalist who has written about the overlapping universes of women, health, and culture for two decades. A few years ago, I started noticing signs that women were …
The label is supposed to improve awareness and treatments for the condition, but similar proclamations about alcoholism and other addictions haven’t been so successful.
Taking your first drink in your early teens may put you at greater risk of developing alcohol problems later on, according to new research.
Questions about alcohol use should be a part of regular physical checkups, according to a panel of experts.
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
And the risk is especially great for women, according to new research.
Embarrassment over an excessive-drinking session doesn’t necessarily lead to more sobriety.
A program that takes personality into account may help to identify and reduce teen drinking rates.
Are you an alcoholic— or just a problem drinker? It may not matter, according to the latest version of the DSM, psychiatry’s diagnostic manual.
It’s time to set goals for 2013, and a psychologist has some hints for helping you make those changes last