Alcohol and Cancer—Death Rates Now Measured on a State Level
As if it were not clear enough why Americans should not consume alcohol, new study findings indicate that there is a direct connection between alcohol consumption and increased risk for contracting cancer.
How Do Drugs Affect Us?
One of the major issues with the current U.S. drug problem is the fact that so many people still don’t know all that much about drugs. Millions of Americans still don’t have the data on one of the most severe public health emergencies of our time.
Red Face After Drinking? A Dead Giveaway of Alcohol’s Damaging Effects
When some people drink, they get a deeply flushed face. Why? Their bodies can’t keep up with the toxic burden of alcohol so a dangerous by-product called acetaldehyde accumulates. Actually, this chemical is doing a lot more damage than making one’s face red.
New Research Reveals Alcohol’s Destructive Power
Anyone who has ever drunk too much knows that alcohol has the power to make us feel lousy the next morning. Now, new research reveals that alcohol also has the ability to shred our DNA, leaving us more susceptible to some kinds of cancer.
Alcohol’s Devastating Effects—The Elephant in the Room
Alcohol or drugs—which is more destructive of human life? You might be surprised. The World Health Organization reports on the vast wreckage of alcohol overconsumption.
Do Americans Need to Put Down the Bottle?
A new research project into the drinking habits of Americans reveals that a higher number of us than previously thought are harming ourselves with alcohol consumption. According to this project, alcoholism increased a startling 49% between 2000 and 2010.
Want to Lower Chances of Cancer? Skip the Alcohol
A new study has reinforced earlier research that alcohol is associated with increased risk of cancer. While the alcohol-cancer connection has been made before, this study was the first one to associate melanoma (skin cancer) with alcohol intake.