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Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze

Researchers analyzed data from nine previously published studies with a total of more than 430,000 participants and found that drinking two additional cups of coffee a day was linked to a 44% lower risk of developing liver cirrhosis.

February 18, 2016
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Let 18-Year-Olds Drink

The drinking age in Canada is 19 and in almost all of Latin America, 18.

January 21, 2016
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Resolution: Vow To Learn More About Wine In 2016

We’re not talking about spring break-drinking here or the kind of drinking one might have done while on tour with an arena rock band in the ’70s. We’re talking about thoughtful drinking, more about tasting than getting your buzz on.

January 2, 2016

Pair Cheeses With Beer, Whiskey Or Wine For Your Holiday Party

When alcohol and cheese meet, feel a chemistry and fall in love, it is a marriage made in heaven. And that’s what you want when you pair cheese with beer, whiskey or wine.

December 26, 2015

Holiday Hangover Cures

I have no sympathy for people who awake with crushing hangovers. A hangover is God’s way of telling you that you are still alive. But I know you expect aid and comfort from me, so I will once again share with you my collection of expert cures for this hangover season

December 23, 2015

Hard Cider Makes A Comeback, In Sacramento And Beyond

Hard cider is enjoying the early days of a renaissance, according to makers and marketers, evolving into a hip alternative for drinkers seeking something new and refreshingly different.

August 22, 2015
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Uncorked: Great Wines For Less Than $15

No Two Buck Chuck, these evocative and delicious wines are bargain-priced for every palate.

May 13, 2015

You’re Drinking Your Beer Too Cold, And Here’s Why

When it comes to craft beer, serving it chilled is the equivalent of plastic wrap around a Kandinsky: It obscures all the beauty within.

March 24, 2015

Will The New Dietary Guidelines Change Absolutely Everything?

Find out what’s changed — and what hasn’t — about the guidelines for healthy eating.

February 25, 2015

Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol On Campus As Part Of Reforms

Find out how Dartmouth College hopes to take the lead in fighting sexual harassment and violence.

January 29, 2015
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Do You Vote What You Drink?

Could your alcohol preference really reveal your political leanings?

December 11, 2014
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In Legalization Battles, Alcohol Defines The Politics Of Marijuana

Which drug is more dangerous? Here’s one creative way to find out.

October 24, 2014

Just A Taste Of Alcohol For Children Is Too Much, Research Shows

By David Templeton, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — A parent enjoying an alcoholic drink might find his or her young child to be curious about what’s in that bottle or glass. It raises the question: Should the parent offer the child just a taste? Will it remove the temptation or encourage use or even abuse? University […]

August 28, 2014

Colleges Step Up Efforts To Warn Students Of Sex-Abuse, Alcohol ‘Red Zone’

By Kathleen Megan, The Hartford Courant Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits on college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone, and call campus security for escorts if necessary. “Yeah, I’m like very paranoid,” Bazer […]

August 26, 2014

Common Sense Is One Protection Against Sexual Assault

No, this is not written in defense of Washington Post and Fox News pundit George Will, whose recent column on rape has drawn outrage and resulted in his ouster from the pages of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where his syndicated musings had run for many years. Earlier this month, Will wrote, among other things, that […]

June 28, 2014

Watch: The Craziest Political Ad Of 2014?

Iowa Senate hopeful Bob Quast may have been dethroned as the star of the craziest 2014 political ad. That honor may now belong to the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) local 1776, a Pennsylvania union that represents wine and spirits workers in the state. A new ad paid for by the UFCW explains — […]

May 2, 2014

Maryland Lawmakers Pass Ban Of Vaportinis

By Melanie Balakit, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS — Maryland may become the first state to ban the use of Vaportinis, a relatively new device that allows users to inhale fumes from heated alcoholic drinks, if a measure approved by the General Assembly is signed into law. The Senate unanimously passed the measure Wednesday. The House of […]

April 3, 2014

Legalize It, But: The Perils Of The New Marijuana Market

A majority of Americans, and an overwhelming majority of those under 30, now support the legalization of marijuana. The change in public opinion, which has been building for years but has accelerated of late, is now generating policy changes. In 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington State endorsed initiatives legalizing not just the use of […]

March 6, 2014

WATCH: Willie Nelson On The Life-Threatening Dangers Of Marijuana

To celebrate President Obama saying that he does not think marijuana “is more dangerous than alcohol,” Bill Maher invited “Founding Stoner” Willie Nelson to appear on Real Time to discuss the dangers of marijuana. “It’s plainly less dangerous,” Maher said. “Alcohol abuse… 88,000 deaths a year. Prescription drug overdoses… 16,000 a year. Not one recorded instance […]

January 26, 2014