Virtual reality is shedding light on the dangers of driving stoned.
By Shehryar Nabi, Nathalie Boyd, Tiet Tran
Today is National Beer Day, and beer is doing rather well these days. Sales in all types of American beer increased last year, resulting in a total value of $101.5 billion for the industry. On top of that, a craft…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
The number of drivers on the road with alcohol in their systems has declined by nearly one-third since 2007, but there has been a large increase in drivers using marijuana and other illegal drugs, a government report released Friday found.
By PBS NewsHour
Soweto, an enduring symbol of apartheid discrimination and impoverishment, is now home to the first microbrewery built in a black township. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal offers a look at South Africa's rising black middle class and what it means for…
By Justin Scuiletti
Humans aren't the only species that tend to belt out a drunk song or two after consuming alcohol -- songbirds will get in on the act as well. But first, scientists had to get them drunk.
By Nora Daly
Alcohol consumption was the cause of nearly one in 10 deaths among U.S. adults from 2006 to 2010, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These numbers confirm that alcohol continues to be…
A recent study in The Lancet suggests that the 25 percent of Russian men who die before they are 55 do so because of alcohol use.
President Obama said in a magazine interview with The New Yorker that he didn't think marijuana is "more dangerous than alcohol." But his support for marijuana legalization comes with several caveats.
New drunken-driving laws in British Columbia have led to a dramatic decrease (roughly 50%). Officials ramped up penalties on drivers who tested at a lower blood alcohol level (.05, as opposed to the current .08 legal standard) and authorized police…
ATF Director Todd Jones says agency inhibited by fear mongering over a national registry…
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