Condition Center: Alcohol Addiction
The poor might drink the same as the rich, but they face deadlier consequences because of it. A new study might explain why.
Many of America's lawyers face a potentially serious health issue.
When it comes to liver damage, it's not just about how much you drink. It may also be about how you drink.
Having a few drinks could make you more attractive to others — but there's a catch.
A tiny genetic mutation may control whether you "hold" your liquor all night or go nuts after a glass of wine with dinner.
The New York Yankees lost their American League wild card game to the Houston Astros this week, but at least one key member of the team is focusing h...
It's no secret that alcohol and tobacco addiction often go hand-in-hand. But could an addiction to one make it harder to quit the other?
Some pregnant women could be putting their future children at risk by drinking alcohol.
The teen years can be a challenge for both kids and their parents. But keeping an eye on early-maturing teen girls may make a difference.
New strategies may be needed to curb harmful alcohol use, especially in low-income countries.
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of h...
It’s tough to be a kid with a chronic illness, but dealing with it by using alcohol and recreational drugs can cause other health problems.
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Stress — you know it's bad for you. But just how bad it may be might surprise you.
Is your 9-year-old ready to have a talk about alcohol? Experts seem to think so.
Alcoholism can be a crushing disease, and treatment can be grueling. But advances in treatment options may one day make treatment a little easier.
Looking to cut back on your alcohol habit? You may want to consider tying the knot.
Women who have undergone gastric bypass surgery may want to be careful with that glass of celebratory champagne.