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The Sipping Point: Why Are Women Now Drinking More Than Ever?

In†the spring of 2008, I was moving my three daughters from my beloved home state of Oregon back to the East Coast. My husband had a great new job in New York City and was commuting between there and …

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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, itís good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time ó IN MODERATION. But red w…

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5 Things To Know Before You Take That Drink

If you're like most Americans, you'll celebrate the New Year with a few cocktails and a champagne toast. But do you know how much alcohol is in your drink of choice or how long it takes to work its wa…

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Study: 1 in 3 Americans Drinks too Much

A new study looked at over 138,000 adults and found that one third of participants fulfilled the definition of "excessive drinker." Find out where you fall on the drinking spectrum. Related: How much…

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Feeling Hungover? Don’t Blame It on Mixing Beer, Liquor

Many of us may avoid downing hard alcohol, wine, and beer on the same night for fear of a raging hangover the next day. But at the BBC, a review of existing research on the topic suggests the drinks' …

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What Too Much Drinking Can Do to a Man’s Brain

Middle-aged men who drink too much may be cutting years off their brain's good health, says a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Neurology. In what seems to be reason 1,756 to …

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Is Your Partner An Alcoholic?

By Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis for YourTango.com. Every now and then, we receive notification that someone has started joining our website for the partners' of alcoholics, but they have not com…

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Natural Food Cures for a Hangover

A hangover is your body's reaction to toxicity. Author Kate Hunter lets us know what goes on in our bodies after the wine hits your gut: When alcohol breaks down in your liver it produces acetaldehyde…

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Diet Soda May Trick You Into Feeling Less Drunk Than You Are

If you think ordering a rum and Coke with Diet Coke rather than regular saves calories, new findings may change your mind. A Northern Kentucky University researchers discovered that mixers such as di…

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Is Your City Putting You At Risk For An STD?

Still trying to shake off the New Year's Eve hangover? Millions take the changing of the year as a free pass for excessive partying, only to wake up with memories they regret (or worse, no memory at a…

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