Health News

Even Light Drinking Poses Risk to Heart
While heavy drinking has clearly been shown to be bad for overall health, much research has shown that moderate alcohol consumption can offer benefits for the heart. A new study, however, may change that notion.
Meeting UN Health Goals Could Save Millions of Lives
Some of the biggest killers worldwide are diseases that can largely be prevented: heart disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancers and diabetes. But it will require some effort.
Smoking Plus Drinking: A Cancerous Mix for the Esophagus
Drinking alcohol and smoking are often vices that go together. That combination of vices also may also except when discussing the risk for esophageal cancer.
Drinking Habits Varied After Weight Loss Surgery
Previous research has suggested that people who have surgery to lose weight tend to drink more alcohol after the surgery, but new research suggests this may not be true.
Food and Drink that Disrupt Sleep
Trouble sleeping? Your diet may be the culprit. 
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Energy Drinks Tied to Drug and Alcohol Use in Teens
Energy drinks are popular beverages among teens, but one new study suggests that teens who make these drinks a daily part of their diet may boost their risk of drug and alcohol use.
Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.
Heavy Drinking Could Harm Memory Later
Too much alcohol can cloud your memory of an evening, but could it also cloud your memory later in life? A new study suggested it might.