Health News

Implant to Fight Multi-Drug Addiction
Naltrexone can counteract the effects of heroine or alcohol and can be helpful for people trying to kick addiction. New research suggests it is helpful for people addicted to more than one drug.
TV Alcohol Ads & Teens
Underage drinking is a serious problem in America. Kids are getting hurt and starting bad habits at an early age. TV ads aren’t helping matters by putting alcohol in the thoughts of anyone watching.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Don’t Chug!
A college kid binge drinks because the other college kids around them binge drink, it’s the norm, but what if it wasn’t the norm? If responsible drinking were the norm, would binge drinking drop?
A Couple Beers May Help Your Sudoku
It's no secret that alcohol can impair a person's judgment. But could it simultaneously enhance creativity enough to solve problems? Perhaps Ernest Hemingway was on to something.
Binge Drinking is Expensive
Drinking to the point of blackout and having to make a trip to the E.R. is dangerous and expensive, but college students do it all the time. Alcohol poisoning is starting to rack up some serious health care costs in the U.S.
Do People With Body Art Drink More?
People with body art are likely to be drinkers, but are the tattoos and piercings indicators that a person might enjoy partying or is it being young and social at bars that spikes the statistics?
What’s Your Name Again?
Alcoholism impairs the ability to form new associative memories. Learning people’s names upon introduction is vital to social and professional interactions.
Peers Can Influence Teens Not to Drink
What if all of the popular kids in high school were against underage drinking? A new study suggests their social status holds a lot of weight when it comes to making decisions about alcohol.
Drinking ads Hooking Youth
Too much alcohol marketing is spilling over into the underage bracket. A free, easy to use online tool, shows just how much alcohol advertising is landing on the under 21 population.
Does Marijuana Affect Driving Abilities?
Research may support the theory that stoned drivers are neither reckless risk-takers nor speedy bandits, but who is giving out this information and why? The road is no place to take any chances with any substance.