Topics :: alcohol

After-Dinner Decadence :: Three Drinks, Four Desserts

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
I have a sweet tooth and I love trying new shots and cocktails at the bar. So take it from me, there are some drinks and eats I would have every day if I had my way!

Meet John Porter CEO of 2 Skinny Drunks

By Denise Royal | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
John Porter didn't set out to be the CEO of a company that manufactures organic cocktail mixers. But something changed during Thanksgiving of 2011...

Summer Cocktails May Be More Potent Than You Think

By Lauran Neergaard | Friday Jul 4, 2014
The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you’re really drinking with those summer cocktails.

Rick Perry: ’I Stepped Right In It’ Regarding Oops Moment Linking Gays to Alcoholics

By EDGE | Friday Jun 20, 2014
After a week of occupying numerous headlines and debates over a statement made likening homosexuality to alcoholism, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears to be backing away from the hot button social issue and diverting attention to the economy.

Meet Michael Botticelli: Obama’s Openly Gay Drug Czar

By Jason Parsley | Saturday May 24, 2014
Michael Botticelli understands the effects addiction has had, and continues to have, on the LGBT community. The acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy is not only gay, but also a recovering addict.

Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.

Drinking Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men

By Malcolm Ritter | Friday Jan 17, 2014
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.

Drunk Walking Leads to Pedestrians Fatalities

By Joan Lowy | Monday Aug 5, 2013
Drinking and walking can be as deadly as drinking and driving. New data on pedestrian fatalities show a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving.

New Year’s Cocktails in Honor of the Disco Queen

Thursday Dec 27, 2012
Music legend and disco icon Donna Summers, who will always be remembered for hits such as "Love to Love You Baby," "She Works Hard for the Money," and "On the Radio," was born on New Year’s Eve 1948.

Spain’s elBulli Restaurant to Sell Wine Cellar

By HAROLD HECKLE | Sunday Dec 23, 2012
Spain’s famed chef Ferran Adria on Saturday said the contents of the wine cellar of his former restaurant, elBulli, will be auctioned off next year to raise funds for his new project.