A new study found that binge drinking landed more Canadian adolescents in the hospital for alcohol-related incidents during their birthday weeks than any other time of the year.
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A new Gallup poll found that beer is the most popular alcohol in the United States, though more women still prefer a glass of wine over a pint.
Cork quality has been declining for years, and scientists think it may be from cork oak trees adapting to climate change.
People feel a stronger urge to drink more alcohol when their drink contains an energy drink, along with alcohol, a new study finds.
Teens who have used drugs even just once in their lives have brain characteristics that are different from those who have never used drugs, a new study finds.
Wine in California, Coors in Colorado: New maps of Twitter users' alcohol preferences show the geography of beer and wine across the United States.
Despite the pop-culture notion that women want strange men to make sexual advances, aggressive sexual behavior in bars does not fall into any sort of gray area, a new study finds.
No one likes a hangover, but the pain and discomfort people can experience after a night of drinking doesn't seem to have much of an effect on their future drinking behavior, a new study suggests.
The debate over whether alcohol or marijuana is worse for health has been reignited by comments President Barack Obama made in a recent interview. Here's a look at what science has to say.
White wine, beer and Brussels sprouts can be major sources of the toxic metal arsenic in people's diets, according to a new study.
To produce vodka, you must first ferment a foodstuff that contains sugar or starch, then distill the product to increase its alcohol content. But what is vodka made from?