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Dec 16, 2020, 01:00 ET COVID-19 Cuts Into College Students' Drinking

When college campuses closed in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the quantity of alcohol consumed by students decreased significantly if they ...


Aug 18, 2020, 01:00 ET Smartphones Can Tell When You're Drunk by Analyzing Your Walk

Your smartphone can tell when you've had too much to drink by detecting changes in your walk, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on...


Jun 15, 2020, 01:00 ET Even 'Low-Risk' Drinking Can Be Harmful: Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

It's not just heavy drinking that's a problem -- even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and...


May 04, 2020, 01:00 ET Labels on Alcohol Bottles Increase Awareness of Drinking Harms, Guidelines

When alcohol bottles come with conspicuous labels providing information on the risks of alcohol consumption or drinking guidelines, people are better ...


Feb 25, 2020, 15:37 ET Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs: Alcohol Ads Lead to Youth Drinking, Should be More Regulated, Experts Say

The marketing of alcoholic beverages is one cause of underage drinking, public health experts conclude. Because of this, countries should abandon...


Feb 24, 2020, 01:00 ET Alcohol Ads Lead to Youth Drinking, Should Be More Regulated, Experts Say

The marketing of alcoholic beverages is one cause of underage drinking, according to new research in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs....


Feb 13, 2020, 01:00 ET Fewer Liquor Stores May Lead to Less Homicide

Reducing the number of businesses in Baltimore that sell alcohol in residential areas may lower the homicide rate, according to new research in the...


Dec 04, 2019, 01:00 ET Medical Marijuana Cards Often Sought by Existing Heavy Users: Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Young adults who seek enrollment in state medical marijuana programs are often those who already use heavily rather than those with health issues...