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alcohol

Patient Story

Binge drinking rampant among Americans

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

Fetal alcohol cases more common than thought

Expert: The safest route is for women to stop drinking when planning a pregnancy.

A toast? Aim for a single dose

Alcoholic beverages can have a place in holiday festivities without destroying diets. Just remember these 5 tips from a doctor who knows.

Escape without the weight

You do all that work to get trim and feel good for your vacation—don't throw it away by overindulging.

Booze, wine or beer?

Research shows certain types of drinks can affect mood differently—and people often pick their poison based on the feeling it produces.

Even light drinking may raise your cancer risk

Maybe you should skip that glass of wine tonight, because any amount of imbibing appears to have a negative effect.

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

Your recipe for healthier holidays

We nibble here, nibble there and eat heaping portions this time of year. Here's some practical advice for how to curb the calories while enjoying the season.

Study investigates alcohol, stroke link

While light drinking may lessen your risk of one type of stroke, heavy drinking will increase your risk of both types.

Among wealthy nations, U.S. lags in life expectancy

Drug abuse, diabetes, high blood pressure, guns, smoking and alcohol all contribute to America's poor health.

Coming to a brew near you: calorie counts, carbs info

Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates.

El motivo de que consumir mucho alcohol aumente el deseo de fumar más

Un estudio ilumina la forma en que un hábito de alcohol podría dificultar que se venza una adicción a la nicotina.