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New Study Shows That Even Heavy Drinkers Can Outlive Non-Drinkers

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers found that drinkers had a lower mortality rate than non-drinkers, with moderate drinkers living the longest. MORE  

Alcohol as Anti-Depressant: How to Break the Cycle

By Dr. A. Tom Horvath

What actually takes place in addiction treatment? In the second of a three-part series, Dr. Tom Horvath shows cognitive therapy for a dual depression/drinking problem in action. MORE  

Drinking for Health Is a Zero-Sum Game

By Ben Feuerherd

Claims that moderate drinking boosts your health may be misleading, say doctors. MORE  

Could Booze Dissolve Your Blues?

By Valerie Tejeda

New research suggests that moderate drinking may reduce depression in women. MORE  

Ask Maia: How Many Drinks Is Too Many?

By Maia Szalavitz

Developing a physical dependence on alcohol is a little different for everyone, but the most common red flag is found in the numbers—and they are big ones. MORE  

Drinking While Pregnant Can Lower Baby's IQ

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study suggests even a drink or two a week can harm a baby's brain development. MORE  

Half of Counselors Don't Always Advise Abstinence

By Valerie Tejeda

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic rise in addiction counselors willing to consider moderation as their clients' ultimate goal. MORE  

Even Light Drinking Disrupts Sleep

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers find that drinking even modest amounts means you sleep less and wake up earlier on average. MORE  

Steady Drinking Triples Mouth Cancer Risk

By Valerie Tejeda

Drinkers are largely unaware that they're in increased danger from various kinds of cancer. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 6, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Drugs and alcohol flood Canada's prisons, court decisions loom for medical pot clubs, and a new app reveals alcohol's aging effect. MORE  

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