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By William Brangham, Dorothy Hastings
A growing number of people are participating in what's known as "Dry January," taking a month-long break from alcohol after the indulgences of the holiday season. Dr. Rotonya Carr, head of gastroenterology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,…
By Andrew Corkery, Sarah Clune Hartman
Qatar banned the sale of beer at World Cup stadiums on Friday, a sudden U-turn on the deal it made to secure the soccer tournament — only two days before the opening game.
By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
Drug overdoses and the opioid epidemic have devastated the country for the past two decades, taking far too many lives. But alcohol use and abuse is a huge problem that far gets less attention. As John Yang reports, a new…
By John Yang, Dorothy Hastings
The recommendation, if enacted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, could reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes, one of the biggest causes of highway deaths in the U.S.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
By Michael Balsamo, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is taking fresh aim at "ghost guns," the privately made firearms without serial numbers that are increasingly cropping up in violent crimes.
By Gerald Imray, Associated Press
One of the world's largest brewers says it may have to dump 400 million bottles of beer because of a ban on alcohol sales in South Africa.
By Laura Santhanam
Health professionals won’t have a true picture of the long-term consequences of COVID-19 on addiction recovery for months, if not longer.
By Daryl Davies, Joshua Silva, Terry David Church, The Conversation
Human beings are social creatures, and there’s a high likelihood that at least one other individual feels the same as you the morning after the night before.
By Hari Sreenivasan, Rachel Wellford
Millennials are increasingly reevaluating their relationship with alcohol. A movement known as “sober curious” is gaining popularity with these young adults, who are questioning both the physical effects of alcohol and the way drinking is ingrained in American culture. And…
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