New research finds that a growing number of seniors are drinking too much, too often.
Managed alcohol programs, which provide homeless alcoholics with housing and small amounts of booze, may seem counterintuitive, but they fit squarely within a philosophy of addiction treatment known as harm reduction—and they're working.
Turns out, our ancient ancestors' consumption of fermented fruits created a genetic mutation that be the cause of alcoholism in people today.
Alcohol abuse is often preceded by heavy drinking, and researchers hope mindfulness could help teach drinkers restraint before it's too late.
Former football coach Steve Sarkisian is suing the university over discrimination. Is there any merit to his claims?
The Americans With Disabilities Act prohibits employment discrimination against alcoholics. What to make, then, of the Browns quarterback's recent demotion?
The disease model of addiction offers addicts several ways forward—including getting drunk to beat alcoholism.
It turns out the benefits of light to moderate drinking might have been exaggerated.
A study challenges the idea that “bottoming out” makes one more receptive to getting help for an addiction.
Screening could detect misuse and lead to more effective counseling, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force—unless you're already on the far end of the spectrum.