Do you feel embarrassed when you drink because your face turns red? There are for two reasons alcohol can do this — and both are tied to your ethnicity.
Health experts say the widespread availability of alcohol and a lack of education around serving sizes may be contributing to alcohol-use disorders in young adults.
As we age, we start to metabolize alcohol differently. Discover what happens to your body when you drink a beer, glass of wine or cocktail, and why these effects intensify after age 65.
Heavy alcohol use among Americans has been on the rise in recent years. One dangerous aspect of the trend: binge-drinking. One recent study shows that more than 37 million Americans reported binge-drinking in a year’s time.
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There are times where festivities abound — and a few drinks later — our heads pound. Some people wonder if they’ve had alcohol, how harmful is it to also take acetaminophen (Tylenol®). An expert weighs in.
Drinking while taking common medications for depression, diabetes or high blood pressure puts you at risk for harmful alcohol-drug interactions. Honesty with your doctor is the best policy.
Many people know that drinking alcohol too often or to excess is not a good idea, health-wise. But there are other things you should know about alcohol and the impact it can have your heart.
Think a beer before bed helps you sleep? Or that coffee can sober you up? Our chemical dependency expert reveals the truths behind common myths about drinking.
Overeating, drinking too much and stressing out is easy at the holidays. But it’s hard when you’re trying to manage your diabetes. These tips will help you keep your blood sugar stable during all the festivities.
How can drinking too much alcohol cause you to involuntarily urinate in your sleep? Find out about adult bedwetting or what scientists call nocturnal enuresis.