Local governments can reduce excessive drinking by regulating the density of stores that sell alcohol, according to a new report.
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Between 3 million and 5 million new patients could soon receive addiction treatment under the Affordable Care Act, according to the Associated Press. The change will have a major impact on treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
Exercise may help protect the brains of people who drink heavily, a new study suggests.
The taste of beer may trigger the brain’s reward system and cause a craving for more alcohol, researchers from Indiana University report.
A new study suggests planting false memories of getting sick from alcohol may influence a person to drink less of that type of alcohol in the future.
Young adults who receive health insurance through their parents’ plans because of the Affordable Care Act are more likely to use the coverage to treat substance abuse, mental illness or pregnancy, compared with their peers who already had coverage, a new report finds.
People consume more calories and fat on the days they drink alcohol, according to a new study.
New York state is introducing new driver licenses engraved with a “ghost image” that floats in a transparent window, in an effort to crack down on fake IDs used for underage drinking. Other states may follow suit, BBC News reports.
Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma, encourage individuals and families to seek help and to engage local communities in bringing attention to alcoholism and alcohol-related problems, says its president, Robert J. Lindsey.
Having a parent deployed in the military may increase the risk of substance abuse in teens and preteens, a new study suggests.