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  • Energy drinks plus alcohol may encourage drunk driving
    Energy drinks plus alcohol may encourage drunk driving
    The holiday season is a time to mingle with family and friends, and not uncommonly, imbibe in a bit of liquid refreshment—sometimes to excess. A new study has found that a combination of alcohol and energy drinks, which often contain...
  • Teens prefer e-cigarettes reports new study
    Teens prefer e-cigarettes reports new study
    According to a survey published on December 16 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse, e-cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens. The study also reported on other trends among...
  • Women Finally Catch Up with Men in the Whiskey Department
    Women Finally Catch Up with Men in the Whiskey Department
    Gone are the days when women are expected to only drink Cosmopolitan cocktails and berry-flavored vodkas. For women with 'balls,' whiskey is their new wine.In the United States alone, women make up 37 percent of whiskey customers, up from...
  • Organic and made from fresh ingredients - how do you like your whiskey now?
    A distilled spirit culture renaissance
    The distilled spirit revolution has come, and we owe it to Portland. The once obscure distilled spirit is bleeding into the mainstream. And it’s welcome news to Portland’s craft distillers, with many of them seeing their flagship...
  • Here's to Your Health: Vodka Drink Recipes
    Here's to Your Health: Vodka Drink Recipes
    Until now no one has referred to Vodka as the blueberry or any other super fruit for that matter. But Vodka like most other alcohol has health benefits. This being party time all over the world there will be many who choose to imbibe. While you...
  • teenage booze at a house party
    Teens need to put the brakes on binge drinking this season
    During the holiday season many adults over indulge when it comes to alcohol from attending all those holiday parties, dinners or other occasions around the Christmas season but the holiday season does not solely allow parents to overindulge it is...
  • The Sobriety :60 examines the deception of 'holiday cheer'
    The Sobriety :60 examines the deception of 'holiday cheer'
    A report called Cheers? from the Mental Health Foundation demonstrates the deception of using alcohol as 'Holiday Cheer.'Alcohol is a toxic substance in terms of its direct and indirect impact on brain chemistry. The initial impact of a...
  • Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity House
    UVa, the influence of alcohol, and sexual violence: Unintended consequences
    In an interview yesterday with Time, relating to her having officially suspended the relationship between the University and the fraternities, President Sullivan said that the time would be spent in soliciting proposals for reforms not only from...
  • Keeping track of the calories in holiday alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    Keeping track of the calories in holiday alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    Calories from holiday beverages can be a major contributor to unwanted body weight and an increased waist line, “especially for those who are already overweight.”…according to one study; “overweight and obese (individuals)...
  • 5 additional things you can do to enjoy holiday beverages
    5 additional things you can do to enjoy holiday beverages
    In part 1 of this article we reviewed the first 5 strategies on how to still enjoy a holiday beverage on a diet. Click here to read the first 5.Here are 5 additional strategies (6-10) to enjoy a holiday beverage:6. Avoid the temptation of the...
  • 8 strategies to manage holiday drinking and weight gain
    8 strategies to manage holiday drinking and weight gain
    For many, the holiday season means parties, dining out with family and friends, and alcoholic beverages are often part of the celebration. Calories from alcoholic beverages can be a major contributor to unwanted body weight and an increased waist...
  • Seven Stills' small batch bitters
    Small batch bitters released by Seven Stills
    Seven Stills, the company that creates spirits from craft beer, is releasing a line of small batch bitters to complement your cocktails.At first glance, you'll notice the labels are gorgeous. They are very well designed - to the point where...
  • CDC: Most people who drink excessively are not alcoholics
    CDC: Most people who drink excessively are not alcoholics
    Worrywarts of the U.S., on Tuesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued some news that might put you at ease about your parents, children, neighbors, friends, acquaintances and that one guy you saw in the parking lot. A study has...
  • Actor and comedian Robin Williams
    Coroner releases report on Robin Williams death (video)
    August 11, 2014 was a somber day. The 63-year-old Robin Williams was found dead in his Tiburon, California home. Investigators suspected it was a suicide by hanging. The world wondered if there were drugs or alcohol involved due to Williams’...
  • Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
    Heat up the Holidays with Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
    Southern Comfort recently added a festive new flavor to their expanding repertoire that is perfect for the upcoming holidays; Gingerbread Spice. Zesty and smooth, bursting with sweet, creamy vanilla and spicy cinnamon flavors, Gingerbread Spice is...