If your physician asks you how many alcoholic drinks you consume every day, there’s good reason to be precise. If you are taking medication, consuming alcoholic drinks regularly could create serious health problems.
Read about how the liver breaks down alcohol and how the process affects your health. Learn how alcohol abuse harms your liver, heart, immune system and more.
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks seems like a good way to keep your New Year’s Eve going. But the caffeine in energy drinks may lead you to drink more than your limit — without you knowing it.
Esophageal cancer is fortunately rare, but chronic acid reflux has become a risk factor. Dr. Michael McNamara, a specialist in esophageal cancer, talks about this cancer and its link to acid reflux and heartburn.
Ever think you may not be “drinking in moderation” at happy hour — or wonder whether that red wine you enjoy is becoming bad for your liver rather than good for your heart? Learn red flags and smart drinking tips from our experts.
A study finds that alcohol abuse tends to rise in patients the second year after bariatric surgery, especially after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. A expert comments and offers advice for those weighing surgery risks.