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alcohol

COVID-19: Know your disinfectant

A microbiologist offers must-know instruction on cleaning. Here's a top tip: If you're spraying and wiping surfaces, it may be time to take a pause.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Hurtling toward a heart attack?

Holiday heart syndrome is real. Learn how to improve your odds of avoiding this condition.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Building a game plan

For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.

Red wine—a microbiome fertilizer?

The occasional glass of your favorite vintage could help diversify the good bacteria in your gut.

Weekend binge? Brace for week-long woes

Those who cycle their dieting—five days on, weekends off—may encounter nearly as much gut damage as non-dieters.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Adding pennies per drink may counter alcohol’s toll

Study explores five cost-effective strategies for reducing alcohol-related deaths.

Hiccups for a month? It can happen

Persistent hiccups and intractable hiccups are associated with underlying medical conditions.

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

Binge drinking rampant among Americans

This may put people at increased risk for car crashes, STDs, cancer, heart disease and liver failure.

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