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  1. science of us
    Is There Such Thing As an Addictive Personality?It depends how you define addiction.
  2. it's complicated
    Giving Up Alcohol Made Me Date Like a Teenager AgainMy newfound sobriety came with a return to the awkward flirting, wholesome booze-free activities, and intense emotions of adolescence.
  3. science of us
    How to Make It Through the Workday With a HangoverThis is not a time for hair of the dog.
  4. royal inquiries
    How to Drink Like a Royal (Just in Time for the Wedding)Your royal expert’s handy guide to getting fancy drunk.
  5. science of us
    Did Drinking Give Me Breast Cancer? I Don’t Know.And neither do you.
  6. sex diaries
    The Finance Guy Who Thinks It’s Cheaper to Date MenThis week’s sex diary.
  7. sex diaries
    The Married Mom Who Fantasizes About the School PrincipalThis week’s sex diary.
  8. house rules
    The Bachelor: Winter Games Won’t Let Contestants Get Too DrunkNo more than two drinks per hour.
  9. it's complicated
    Dating Without Drinking Is Lonely, Awkward, and Sometimes InfuriatingI’m fine with my decision to stay sober. Most of the guys I meet seem to feel differently.
  10. stay clean
    Hugh Hefner’s Will Demands His Heirs Just Say NoIf a beneficiary “frequently uses or consumes any illegal substances,” they’ll be removed from his trust.
  11. A New Study Says Heavy Drinking Has Become a ‘Public Health Crisis’Rates of alcohol abuse are on the rise, especially for women, minorities, and the elderly.
  12. People Feel Drunker If You Tell Them They’re Drinking a Vodka Red BullPerhaps these intrepid scientists will study Fireball next.
  13. Your Drunk Personality Really Isn’t That Different From Your Sober SelfNew research shows that most people think they change dramatically when they drink — and that most people are also wrong.
  14. Having a Glass of Wine Each Day Could Increase Your Breast Cancer RiskA new study linked 10 grams of alcohol per day to heightened breast cancer risk.
  15. World’s Coolest Scientist Predicts Hangovers Could Be Eliminated by 2050So-called “alcosynth” would solve a lot of other problems associated with traditional booze, too.
  16. public health
    Here’s a Simple Way to Reduce Drunk-Driving DeathsThorough is good.
  17. our casual dysmorphia
    Teen Girls With Body Image Issues Are More Likely to DrinkSays a sad new study.
  18. advice
    Ask Polly: I Finally Got Sober, but I’m Losing Faith!Stop believing that you don’t believe.
  19. A Man Who Beat His Girlfriend Is Blaming the Casino That Served Him AlcoholNicholas A. Mullins claims the attack is the casino’s fault.
  20. There’s No Such Thing As ‘Wine Drunk’ or ‘Tequila Drunk’ — It’s All One DrunkDifferent types of booze don’t really make you act differently — but here’s why we believe otherwise.
  21. alcohol
    We Have Almost Achieved Irresponsible-Drinking Gender EquityIt used to be that men drank a lot more, and a lot more stupidly, than women. Not anymore.
  22. There’s No One Right Way to Think About AddictionThe idea that it’s a disease may be useful for some people and harmful for others.
  23. mating rituals
    10 People on Having Sex While SoberWhat dating is like when you can’t drink.
  24. teens these days
    19-Year-Old Chloë Grace Moretz Thinks Drinking Is OverPut down your glass of wine immediately.
  25. escapism
    Alcohol Will Make You Happier Instantly, As You Probably Know From ExperienceScientists say alcohol has the same effect as a rapid antidepressant.
  26. Please Let This Hangover-Free Alcohol Be Ready for the HolidaysThis would be pretty helpful.
  27. campus sexual assault
    Stanford Takes Down Sexist Webpage About Alcohol and Sexual AssaultHow was this still up in 2016?
  28. am i dying
    Why Does My Heart Race When I Drink Too Much?This can be kinda scary.
  29. alcohol
    Stanford’s Solution to Campus Rape Is Banning Hard Liquor From PartiesThe school calls this “a targeted approach that limits high-risk behavior.”
  30. Instead of Convincing People to Drink Less, Just Water Down Everyone’s BeerA new paper argues that changing booze itself is easier than changing behavior.
  31. public health
    Journalists Don’t Know What ‘Studies’ AreAs the coverage of a new article about alcohol and cancer shows.
  32. The Slow Loris Is You at Happy HourThey are not happy when the booze is gone.
  33. Why Your Hangovers Just Keep Getting Worse With AgeYou’re definitely not 21 anymore.
  34. A Dumb Way Restaurants Trick (‘Trick’) You Into Drinking More WineA timely excuse.
  35. 3 Reasons Why Scientists Can’t Seem to Agree About Alcohol and PregnancySome concerning methodology issues pervade this type of research.
  36. moral panics
    PSA: Pregnant Women Are Allowed to Go to BarsNew York City just reminded bars and restaurants that they can’t discriminate against women who are with child.
  37. Making Drunk Drivers Work in a Morgue Won’t Stop Drunk DrivingThailand wants to scare repeat offenders by forcing them to confront dead bodies. That probably won’t do much.
  38. The World Can’t Agree on the Definition of a DrinkOne serving of booze in Austria would be more than two servings in Iceland.
  39. news you can booze
    Millennials Drink More Wine Than Any GenerationDon’t let anyone tell you it’s not a superfood.
  40. sweeping statements
    Shouldn’t We Be Encouraging Birth Control Instead of Telling Women Not to Drink?Huh?
  41. Beer Ad Really Just Encourages Male MediocritySeven beers? No, thanks. Five? You’re mine!
  42. yolo drinks
    Death Is Inevitable. Have Some Eggnog.A new report says Americans are drinking themselves to death. Cheers!
  43. altered states
    Boring Teens Not That Into Booze and CigarettesWhat are you even doing with your lives? Oh, right, Snapchat.
  44. dubious theories
    This New Hangover Clinic Has One Fatal FlawWould you leave home for a cure that didn’t involve hash browns?
  45. small victories
    Finally, We Are Approaching Booze EqualityCongratulations, lady lushes.
  46. alcohol
    How Alcohol Ads Affect TeensA new study shows a correlation between ad exposure and alcohol-brand choice among underage drinkers.
  47. alcohol
    One Bad Side Effect of Lowering the Drinking AgeLowering the drinking age might not be as simple or as clean as it sounds.
  48. foam and diamonds
    How Will We Get Drunk on the Way to Ibiza Now?Ryanair thwarts rowdy vacationers.
  49. motherhood
    I Could Really Have Used a Drink After Having a BabyBut is that even allowed?
  50. alcohol
    Nurse Your Hangover Like a Big BabyPedialyte admits that people use its product to mitigate binge-drinking.
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