You couldn’t blame Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler if he poured himself a stiff drink this week.
After binge drinking, older people report fewer hangover symptoms, otherwise known as “the miserables”
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 …
Gabrielle Glaser on what she learned while researching her new book, “Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink — and How They Can Regain Control”
Alcohol isn’t generally the first drink that moms-to-be reach for, but if they do, they may not be doing as much harm to their children as previously thought.
The government wants to drop the blood alcohol limit for being legally drunk in order to avoid drunk driving fatalities.
Aging and drinking result in similar changes in the brain, and if aerobic exercise can alleviate the age-based damage, could it do the same for alcohol-related harm?
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
Researchers are exploring the possibility that convincing drinkers they had a bad experience with liquor — even if they didn’t — could lead them to drink less.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
One of the more effective ways to reduce excessive drinking in college is also the most obvious — talk to freshman before they set foot on campus.