Tag: drinking

Drugged Driving a Growing Threat on U.S. Roads

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Combining drugs with driving is a potentially deadly but all too common combination...

Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking Schizophrenia Medications?

If you have schizophrenia, you may wonder if it’s OK to drink alcohol when taking medications to manage your condition. Doctors say that for most...

How Alcohol Affects Heart Failure

Asking heart failure patients about their alcohol habits is something cardiologist David Brown, MD, does every day. So he was surprised when one of them,...

Anxiety, Depression and Drinking During a Pandemic

MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People with anxiety and depression are more likely to step up their drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic than...

Drinking Most Harmful at 3 Points in Life Span

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol poses the greatest threat to brain health at three periods of...

Binge Drinking Soared During Lockdown: Survey

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic and the life stresses it triggers are exacerbating binge...

Alcohol-Linked Deaths Spike in Rural America

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In rural America, drinking has become particularly deadly for many, a new government report shows. Deaths related...

Pandemic Has More Americans Turning to Alcohol

“People sheltering at home might also just be bored, and drinking was an activity they could still do,” he added. “In that respect, the results...