Cuban winemakers use condoms in fermenting their homemade vino.
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Lifestyle factors including smoking and eating red meat may cause one-quarter of colorectal cancer cases, a new study from Australia finds.
It really may be worth it to follow experts' recommended cancer prevention guidelines, no matter your age, a new study finds.
When it comes to alcohol and heart health, the back and forth between findings can leave you feeling dizzy.
People who mix alcohol with energy drinks may be at a greater risk of getting hurt while they are intoxicated than those who drink alcohol by itself.
About half of pregnant women in the United States drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant or in early pregnancy.
A 50-year-old man who drank half a pint of vodka a day for more than a decade developed numerous calcium deposits in his pancreas.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is recalling some of its bottled beer sold in 36 states due to a potential risk of injury from the bottles.
A new study in mice may offer a possible explanation for this desire to gobble down some grub when you're drinking.
Nearly 50 people died recently in a Siberian city after they drank bath oil as a substitute for alcohol. But why was the substance so deadly?
Teen use of many illegal and legal drugs — including ecstasy, cocaine, alcohol and tobacco — is now at record lows.
Moderate drinking may have positive effects on some aspects of heart health compared to abstaining, a new study finds.
An international team of scientists has recreated a 220-year-old beer recipe using live yeast recovered from a bottle found in an 18th-century shipwreck in Australia.
Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study.