Red wine is widely believed to be a healthier choice than white wine, but this is based on limited data and speculative reports.
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, some people will return to pre-pandemic normalcy relatively quickly, but others may struggle, according to experts.
A recession with a pandemic at its core may help us reckon with the links between the economy, inequality, and health.
At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.
An expert panel is proposing that government guidelines recommend that men limit their alcohol consumption to just one drink a day, down from the current two.
For immediate release: May 6, 2020 Boston, MA – People who attended religious services at least once a week were significantly less likely to die from “deaths of despair,” including deaths related to suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol poisoning,…
ER physician Dr. Renee Salas talks about her experience as a doctor in the wake of the climate crisis.
For immediate release: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Boston, MA – Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—at middle-age may increase years lived free…
Among hospital patients in Japan, those with a history of even moderate drinking were more likely to have cancer compared to nondrinkers, according to a new study.
Life expectancy in the U.S. is dropping, driven largely by drug overdoses, suicides, alcohol-related illnesses and obesity, according to a new study. Although life expectancy had been increasing steadily since 1959, it plateaued at 78.9 years in 2010,…