Why Alcohol Affects You More As You Age

Why Alcohol Affects You More As You Age

As you get older and your metabolism slows, that one glass might feel like much more — and that can be bad news for your overall health

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10 Reasons to Try a Dry January

Why a month without alcohol can be good for you

Mackenzie Phillips

One Day at a Time: Mackenzie Phillips Wants to Help America Recover

NY Times bestselling author and actress Mackenzie Phillips shares her recovery story in hope of inspiring others

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Women Now Drink as Much as Men — and Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women

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You Can't Put a Band-Aid Over a Bullet Hole: How I Healed From Sexual Trauma and Substance Abuse

I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.

Drinking During Rough Times

Drinking During Rough Times

If you are drinking more to cope with the stress, anxiety or boredom of the coronavirus pandemic, it's important to know how alcohol can affect your health.

Hitting the Booze: The Mommy Drinking Culture

Hitting the Booze: The Mommy Drinking Culture

Moms are hitting the bottle with growing frequency, making it seem more normal. But is it? What are the dangers to moms and their children?

Smarter, Slimmer Alcoholic Drinks

Smarter, Slimmer Alcoholic Drinks

Wine and spirits are tallied in the "empty calories" column because they lack any nutritional benefits. Add cream or soda to make a mixed drink and you can more than double the caloric damage.

Know the Signs of Alcoholism

Signs of Alcoholism

There's a fine line between alcohol abuse and alcoholism, but both can put you and others at risk and can harm your health.