Drinking even one alcoholic drink per day can increase a woman's risk of developing several types of cancers, according to a new study of nearly 1.3 million women in the UK.
A coalition of college and university presidents recently urged lawmakers to discuss making age 18 the legal limit for drinking as a means to curb alcohol abuse among students. Two university officials take up the controversial initiative that has sparked…
Almost 50,000 of the growing immigrant population in Minneapolis and St. Paul are Somali Muslims, who have been arriving steadily since civil war wracked their home country in 1991. The NewsHour presents a report on the Muslim community's efforts at…
NewsHour essayist Anne Taylor Fleming shares some thoughts about rehabilitation following addiction and its effects on families.
By PBS NewsHour
After months of denying any wrongdoing, Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, agreed Friday to plead guilty for his role as "Representative No. 1" in the federal corruption investigation into disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
For decades, far more U.S. males than females have been substance abusers, but the gender gap is now shrinking. An encore report looks at the growing dependency in woman and the approaches to treat the problem.
From June 28, 1984, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg on the National Drinking Age…
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