Drinking Age

Drinking Age

With the pandemic and an increase in wine culture, more women are drinking — to excessive levels Women drink. A…

Cutting Down on Alcohol Helps if You Have Atrial Fibrillation

Cutting Down on Alcohol Helps if You Have Atrial Fibrillation

In medical school, there are lots of cutesy names that help us learn and remember things. “Holiday heart” is one…

Alcohol Use Disorder: When Is Drinking a Problem?

Alcohol Use Disorder: When Is Drinking a Problem?

Conversations about alcohol use have been center stage in the national news. Stories about underage drinking, blacking out and harmful…

Effects of alcohol increase after gastric bypass surgery

Effects of alcohol increase after gastric bypass surgery

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After undergoing gastric bypass surgery last year, having a glass of wine affects me much more than…

The Truth About Tequila and Your Bones

The Truth About Tequila and Your Bones

By Robert H. Shmerling, M.D. Harvard Health Blog “Tequila could reverse osteoporosis!” “Drinking tequila is good for your bones!” “Have…

Protein in the brain can put the brakes on binge drinking

Protein in the brain can put the brakes on binge drinking

Source: University of North Carolina School of Medicine A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine…

No Such Thing as TMI

No Such Thing as TMI

Information is essential when discussing alcohol abuse with teens It’s no secret that today’s teens are bombarded with glamorized messages…