Alcohol: Teetotaling News

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9/12/2017
Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

7/28/2017
Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

12/11/2016
Alcohol Can Be a Risky Guest at Holiday Parties

Don't pressure people to drink and make sure those who are imbibing have a designated driver

11/24/2016
A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

3/22/2016
Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests

But other experts note that numerous studies have shown benefits of alcohol consumption

10/7/2015
Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

11/21/2014
Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

11/9/2014
Holidays Can Trip Up Problem Drinkers

Addiction specialist shares tips, including advice for alcohol-less celebrations

6/13/2013
Baldness Drug Propecia May Put Some Men Off Alcohol: Study

Men with sexual side effects appear to drink less, even after they stop taking the drug

6/10/2013
Designated Drivers Often Drink Themselves, Study Finds

While most abstained, 35 percent had alcohol in bloodstreams and some were legally drunk

10/10/2012
In Terms of Drinking, the Rich Are Different, Study Says

Certain groups in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become problem drinkers, researchers find

7/11/2012
Moderate Drinking May Cut Women's Odds for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

More than 3 weekly glasses of beer, wine or liquor halved risk of the autoimmune disease

10/28/2011
Stress Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Among Men

Even moderate but sustained stress might have deadly effects, study suggests

9/8/2011
For Women, Moderate Midlife Drinking Linked to Healthier Old Age

Regular alcohol consumption was more beneficial than an occasional drink, study says

6/24/2011
Even One Glass of Beer, Wine Boosts Car Crash Risk: Study

'Buzzed' drivers more likely to speed, neglect seat-belts and be in the striking vehicle, results show

2/3/2011
Helping Fellow Addicts Can Help Maintain Sobriety

Researchers find 'kinship of common suffering' in Alcoholics Anonymous predicts better recovery

10/6/2010
Drink or Two a Week While Pregnant Might Not Harm Baby: Study

But U.S. experts strongly disagree with British finding

8/24/2010
A Little Drinking Cuts Death Risk for Older Adults

Teetotalers' lower survival partly explained by other health, social issues, study found

6/24/2010
Warm But Watchful Parents Can Keep Kids From Heavy Drinking

Parenting style has a lot to do with whether bad habits form, survey finds

5/19/2010
Study Challenges Notion That Moderate Drinking Protects the Heart

Higher social status, better overall health could explain the link, researchers say

3/26/2010
Heavy Daily Drinking Linked to Worse Health

But moderate alcohol use tied to better lifestyle habits, study finds

3/10/2010
Alcoholics' Relapses Better Understood

Brain mechanism could be key, and an existing drug might help, scientists say

12/18/2009
Alcoholics May Never Fully Regain Balance

Ex-drinkers still tend to sway, study finds

9/23/2009
Habits May Keep Couples Together or Tear Them Apart

If one partner smokes, drinks more than the other, marriage may suffer, study finds

9/4/2009
Non-Drinkers More Likely to Be Anxious, Depressed

Teetotalers may experience social exclusion, have health problems, study suggests

8/31/2009
Drinkers May Exercise More Than Teetotalers

Activity levels rise along with alcohol use, survey shows

7/2/2009
Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization

Heavy drinkers were affected most, but link holds for even mild use, study finds

6/26/2009
Alcohol-Related Ills Increasing Worldwide

One in 25 deaths is drinking-related, study finds

7/18/2008
Research Finds Causal Link Between Ending Drinking, Depression

But giving mice on the wagon an antidepressant restored brain's ability to make new cells

7/10/2008
Alcohol's Impact on Heart, Stroke Risk Differs by Gender

Amount that may be beneficial for men is not good for women, study says

5/6/2008
Alcoholism Gender Gap Is Closing

Changing social mores, opportunities for women make it not just a 'man's disease' anymore

4/15/2004
To Avoid Gout, Avoid Stout

But wine is fine, says new research

9/8/2003
Does Tea Belong in the Medicine Chest?

Studies find array of health benefits from beverage

1/27/2003
Teens Have Tricks for Cutting Back on Booze

Findings may be fodder for improving alcohol-abuse programs

11/14/2002
No Amount of Alcohol Safe for Expectant Moms

Study finds even moderate drinking during pregnancy is risky

7/25/2002
Wine Lovers Toast to Their Health

Study finds their lifestyles differ from teetotalers, drinkers of other alcohol

7/15/2002
Teetotaling's Best for Blood Pressure

Even modest amounts of alcohol boost blood pressure in Japanese studies

3/16/2002
Don't Get Around Much Anymore?

You're not alone: Study finds partying fizzles with age

11/28/2001
A Nip a Day Won't Nip Ability to Have Nippers

Study: Moderate drinkers got pregnant faster than teetotalers