or the study, which included adults from Finland, France, and the United Kingdom, women who reported drinking 1-11 units and men who reported drinking 1-34 units of alcohol per week were

"Addiction to alcohol remains one of the most significant mental health problems throughout the world. A major challenge is to understand how ethanol, or alcohol, changes behavior and the brain during

Binge drinking has lasting effects on brain activity, but it is not clear how ethanol -- the intoxicating component of alcoholic beverages -- creates these changes. One possibility is that ethanol

Previous studies investigating the effects of alcohol consumption on Alzheimer's disease have been controversial -- some have indicated that alcohol has a protective effect, while others have pointed to a deleterious

The study found that, compared to girls who were not dieting at the time of initial data collection, those who were dieting were more likely to engage in one or more

They say there is mounting evidence that e-cigarettes damage health and are highly addictive, yet manufacturers are marketing them as "healthier" cigarettes and their popularity among young people is growing.

As

This research:

  • Found that cigarette smoking increased the likelihood of relapse among people in recovery from substance use disorder (SUD).
  • Suggests that helping patients quit and remain abstinent from

A new study by the University of Arizona points to two possible culprits: a greater likelihood of smoking after divorce and lower levels of physical activity.

"We were trying to fill

This May, You Showed Us Justice For All

Graduations, proclamations and celebrations. Community clean-ups, give-backs and fund-raisers. Balloon releases, block parties and sober socials. From coast to coast this month, you've

Titin is crucial for maintaining the elasticity of the heart muscle, and faulty versions are linked to a type of heart failure called dilated cardiomyopathy.

Now new research suggests the faulty

"This exaggerated reward center stimulation by expectation of alcohol may put the [individuals with family history] at greater risk of alcohol use disorder, and could be a risk factor in itself,"

From every corner of the country, treatment courts are holding graduations, community events, fundraisers and declarations, and it's amazing to see. What is your program doing to celebrate? Keep sending

All the more reason, they say, to educate kids early, in primary school, about the risks of starting pot smoking, especially now that the potency is much greater than it was