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.

Patient Story

'She was given to us for a reason'

One family shares their journey of getting their daughter back to eating and drinking with help from the Intensive Feeding Program.

Raise a glass to health—on occasion

Research paints a complex picture of the subtle benefits of wine and beer consumption, but this much is certain: Don't overdo it.

A little drinking might lengthen your life

But it's a fine balance as too much alcohol can increase risk of early death.

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.

Doctor's orders: No alcohol during pregnancy

American Academy of Pediatrics issues new warning to women of childbearing age.

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.

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.