Tag:

alcohol

Booze, high blood pressure a dangerous mix

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension.

Teens who eat lots of fruit may lower their breast cancer risk

Second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease.

Face-to-face support groups still best for staying sober

Despite growing popularity of online meetings, people are more likely to be honest in person.

Do before-dinner drinks make you hungry?

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas.

Does your eye color predict risk of alcoholism?

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse.

Binge drinking is after your kids

Take a stand for safety and sobriety with your teens before it's too late. Make underage alcohol and binge drinking a family conversation now, while it can still help.

Substance abuse reported by 1 in 10 workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees.

Powdered alcohol spikes concerns

An industry worries that youth will abuse what's being called the "Kool-Aid of teen binge drinking."

Yuck! Avoid drinking beer pong brew

Researchers find that pingpong balls used in popular drinking game become bacterial missiles.

Cancer risk often left to chance

New study suggests two-thirds of cancers might be due to seemingly random factors.

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