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  • Four alcohol-related liver damage signals
    Four alcohol-related liver damage signals
    If the liver had pain nerves, nobody would ever take a second drink. The stuff is that toxic. Spill a drop in a cut or an accidental splash in the eye will demonstrate what I mean. The liver is a resilient, tough toxin eradicating giant, but it...
  • Summer Secrets by Jane Green
    'Summer Secrets' by Jane Green: Novel about drinking, relationships and family
    "Summer Secrets" by Jane Green is, especially for those of us who don't drink much, a window into the life of an alcoholic. Cat doesn't start off as an alcoholic, but the buzz she gets from liquor and the way it makes her feel ...
  • Alcohol increases autoimmune disease risk, worsens symptoms
    Alcohol increases autoimmune disease risk, worsens symptoms
    If you don't know what an autoimmune disease is, you haven't had the distinct pleasure of hearing from your physician that you have one… your fortunate. It's just like it sounds: A body's immune system goes on auto and...
  • Three ways alcohol triggers asthma attacks
    Three ways alcohol triggers asthma attacks
    With a rash of new inhaler-type treatments, more effective drugs like kinase inhibitors, and the promise of immunotherapy, what gets lost in the shuffle for asthmatics is what brings on an asthmatic attack. Some asthmatics learn the hard way that...
  • Dr. Dan Headrick
    Get high naturally: Recovery movement insider creates a program for kids
    Dr. Dan Headrick wants your kids to get high. Not that way. A natural high. He wants them to be so high on life itself that there will be absolutely no temptation to even try alcohol or drugs until they’re 21.To that end, he created The...
  • Alcohol Tracker app warns you if you drink too much
    Alcohol Tracker app warns you if you drink too much
    Dr. Melvyn Zhang with the National Addictions Management Services at the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore has developed the first phone app that not only tracks how much a person drinks but provides help lines and direct access to therapy...
  • Mixing booze and pot, a bad combo
    Mixing booze and pot, a bad combo
    Both marijuana and alcohol are substances that can be abused and lead to untoward consequences. Some only in indulge exclusively in one or the other; however, some partake of bot substances. A new study evaluated the combined effects of consuming...
  • Homemade Limoncello recipe
    Homemade Limoncello recipe: Enjoy that citrus liqueur flavor any time
    Creating homemade liqueurs is fun and can save a lot of money and trips to the liquor store. It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare the recipe for this liqueur, but it does take some time for the fermenting process so you need to be...
  • The Naked Grape
    The Naked Grape wines, great for entertaining
    Here are some etiquette and serving tips we’ve gleaned about enjoying wines from The Naked Grape wine makers:1. Pour your guests' wine glasses before you serve your own (Ms. Manners anyone?)2. Decant the wine to let it breathe—this...
  • Stoned drivers = drunk drivers reports new study
    Stoned drivers = drunk drivers reports new study
    Many cannabis connoisseurs assert that their habit is less harmful than alcohol, despite evidence to the contrary. A new study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, published on June 23, compared the effects of cannabis to alcohol in regard to...
  • Moderate alcohol use quadruples reaction time regardless of tolerance/experience
    Moderate alcohol use quadruples reaction time regardless of tolerance/experience
    Where most people overestimate their abilities under the influence – aside from their ideas of humor or superhuman strength – is how alcohol slows reaction time and dulls reflexes. It happens to every single person under the influence...
  • Little Black Dress
    Little Black Dress wine and song
    We first noticed Little Black Dress Wines through the release of “Little Black Dress,” a single co-written and recorded by Adley Stump as part of the partnership with the country star and NBC’s The Voice Season Two as a Team...
  • Chimp enjoying a cold one
    Chimpanzees enjoy a drink now and then, too
    Humans have a great deal in common with their closest ape relatives, the Chimpanzees. In addition to sharing most of our DNA, it seems we also like to share an alcoholic drink. A study released Monday in the journal, Royal Society Open Science,...
  • New study links alcohol, gender, insomnia and suicide
    New study links alcohol, gender, insomnia and suicide
    Previous episodes of The Sobriety :60+ have covered sleep and alcohol,alcohol and suicide, and the ways genders handle alcohol differently. Those are episodes 19, 15 and 42 if you're YouTubing. A new study shows how the three topics converge....
  • Taco Bell: Booze on menu for first time
    Taco Bell: Booze on menu for first time
    Taco Bell is putting booze on its menu for the first time this summer. Beer, wine, and mixed alcohol freezes will be sold at Taco Bell in Chicago, according to Bloomberg Businesson June 3. The Mexican chain already sells booze in South Korea,...
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