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Women Are Drinking Themselves to Death, Study Finds

A study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recently revealed some surprising data — alcohol leads to more deaths than all drug overdoses combined.

Is Alcohol Good for Your Health?

Some people claim that alcohol — in moderation — is good for your health, but is that true? Learn what recent studies have to say.

Study Shows Alcohol Can Cause Irreversible Damage to Stem Cells, Leading to Cancer

A recently published study has revealed that alcohol can permanently damage stem cell DNA and increase cancer risk. While the connection between alcohol and cancer is not new, this study has shown that it can lead to an increased risk in developed seven different types of cancer, including breast and bowel.
Drug Addiction

Marijuana Not So Safe After All, Study Reveals

The legalization of marijuana has reduced the stigma around it. Learn more about the risks marijuana use still poses, including a painful condition called CHS.

Moderate Drinking Has a Negative Effect on Memory, Study Says

Those who thought drinking in moderation was risk-free may reconsider after hearing the results of a study that links moderate drinking with memory loss.

Vivitrol and Suboxone Equally Safe and Effective in Treating Opioid Addiction, Study Says

The medications Vivitrol and Suboxone are similarly efficient forms of addiction treatment. Learn about their effects and the key differences between them.

Study Links Regular Alcohol Consumption to Skin Cancer

It’s no secret that drinking alcohol on a regular basis can be dangerous to your health. You can add another risk to that list ─ skin cancer.

Study: Binge Drinking Could Be Harmful to Your Baby - Even Before You’re Pregnant

We all know that drinking during pregnancy is harmful, and even potentially deadly for the fetus, but a recent study has found that heavy drinking even before conception could impact the health of future children.
Mental Health

Study Finds Substance Abuse Significantly Increases Suicide Risk Among Veterans

The study, which was recently published in the journal Addiction, involved 4.4 million veterans and was conducted over a period of six years.