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Alcohol

Should you give your children alcohol?

In the light of the prevalence of teen drinking, many parents are wondering whether they shouldn't help their children deal with alcohol by giving it to them in a home environment.

Is your colleague an alcoholic?

Knowing the signs of alcohol addiction is helpful for both employer and employee, as early detection makes it easier to provide assistance and increases the person's chances of recovery.

New drug may help curb smoking and drinking

According to researchers, an experimental drug might target the same brain areas linked with withdrawal and stress, and have an impact on both tobacco and alcohol use disorders.

People in a committed relationship drink less

Findings of a new study show that once people are in a committed relationship, their drinking frequency declines, but that the quantity goes back up when they exit that relationship.

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