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Alcohol Effects

What You May Not Have Realized About How Alcohol Affects Your Body

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Perhaps you've heard the old adage that our bodies can process one alcoholic drink an hour without significantly impairing our thoughts or actions. ...

7 Ways To Ease A Nasty Hangover

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul There's no question that the best way to avoid a hangover is to stop at one drink (or zero), but when that—sigh—doesn't happen,...

4 Ways Alcohol Messes With Your Sleep

Posted 04.27.2015 | OWN

We know that a nightcap -- or three -- won't help us drift off into a peaceful slumber. But we didn't know exactly why it sets us up for a restless, s...

Is Drinking More Of A Problem For Older People Than For Teens?

Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty

Heavy drinking is never good for anyone. But alcohol consumption may be even more troublesome for older people than for teens, resulting in greater im...

Sarah Klein

LOOK: Your Body On Alcohol | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Most of us know that drinking too much can lead to car accidents, addictions or worse. We know drinking a little can make us giggly or weepy, lose our...

Alcohol Reduces Anxiety But Not Fear

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

Being in Porto, home of that famous mix of brandy and fermented grapes, I thought I would do a short post on the effects of alcohol on fear.

Shock Study Finds Link Between Jagerbombs And Casual Sex

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.27.2012 | College

If you drink a Red Bull, then polish off half a handle of Captain Morgan, you're more likely to have casual sex. That's according to a new study fr...

Can Alcohol Help Us Learn?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home

If beer made you smarter there'd be a lot more geniuses among us. A new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience and conducted by Neurobiolo...

The Alcohol Controversy: Is Drinking Good For You?

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

While moderate alcohol consumption carries certain health benefits, it would be unwise to ignore the associated risk.