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One Phone Call Changed This Drug Addict’s Life, and Her Story May Change Yours
Auburn knew she had a problem—with drugs, her marriage, her baby. So in desperation, she called a counselor's number in the middle of the night.
8 Alcoholics Reveal Eye-Opening Lessons on Overcoming Addiction
Why You Should Watch Your Alcohol Intake During the Coronavirus Outbreak
7 Signs You Might Be Binge Drinking (Without Realizing It)
What Is the Safest Amount of Alcohol to Drink?
20 Secrets Addiction Counselors Desperately Want You to Know
Dry January: Should You Quit Drinking in January?
Dry January is gaining in popularity. But what is Dry January and does it have...
I Gave Up Alcohol for 21 Days, and Here’s What Happened
Cutting cocktails out of my life was a seriously eye-opening experience and one of the...
21 Medications You Should Never Mix with Alcohol
A hot toddy might sound good when you have a cold—but resist the urge:...
Dry January: What Doctors Need You to Know
Quitting alcohol—even for just a month—can help you examine your relationship with alcohol,...
12 Signs You Should Try a Dry January
Taking a month off drinking alcohol has some potential benefits, even if you're just a...
12 Creative Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Without Alcohol
Skip the alcohol and try these 12 unique ways to ring in the New Year, from...
14 Expert Tips for a Successful Dry January
Looking to go "dry" this January? Follow our experts' 14 tips for a successful alcohol-free month,...
“I Tried Dry January—and It Saved My Life”
"Only alcoholics need to quit drinking and I wasn't an alcoholic so I didn't need...
Here’s Why Drinking Alcohol Can Make You Hungry
This is why a couple rounds of beer at a bar may lead to ordering...
You Need This: Tricks to Cure a Hangover Naturally
Overdo it last night? Rebound quickly with these all-natural hangover home remedies, most of which...
9 Things That Happen When You Stop Drinking Alcohol
No one is saying drinking in moderation (a drink a day for women and two...
Cut Back on Alcohol: 17 Tips to Drink a Little Less
If you drink alcohol, you should consider limiting your intake to no more than two...
Drinking Just This Much Alcohol Can Seriously Mess with Your Hormones
Feeling like your hormones are out of wack? Time to check your alcohol intake.
This Is the Group That’s More Likely to Be Prescribed Opioids—and Get Addicted
When people show up to the ER or leave the OR after surgery, one group...
Alcoholism Is Up Almost 50 Percent—and You’ve Probably Failed the “Too Much” Test at Least Once
"High-risk" drinking is a lot more common than you might think.
This Is Why Your Face Turns Red When You Drink Alcohol
If your face turns as red as the wine in your glass, it may be due to your genetics.
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7 Ways Your Genes Influence Your Drinking Habits
Should your family history influence how you drink? Or, how much you drink? Possibly. Scientific...
I Lost My Job and My House to Opiate Addiction—Here’s What Saved Me
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services considers opioid addiction to be a...
How to Tell If Your Social Drinking Is Normal—or Something More Serious
Alcoholism can affect social drinkers too. You don't have to be a daily drinker, morning...
Had One Too Many Drinks? 8 Ways to Sober Up Fast
Your guide to getting out of Drunkville—or how to avoid landing there in the first place.