ALCOHOLISM

mind

How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool

I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
Molly Priddy
3 days ago
LGBTQ

How to Party at Pride If You're Sober

Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
Molly Priddy
5.29.19
crime

Man Who Got So Drunk He Grounded Plane Ordered to Pay for Fuel

The 44-year-old British man has to pay WestJet nearly $22,000.
Mack Lamoureux
1.30.19
Broadly

Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death

On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Robyn Kanner
1.7.19
drinking

What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College

"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
Eve Peyser
12.4.18
Science

People in Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

“Alcohol is a vasodilator—meaning it increases the flow of warm blood to the skin. Booze quite literally makes you feel warmer."
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
alcohol

How I Quit Drinking in a World That Wants Me Drunk

We're taught from an early age that drinking is cool and glamorous. We have to learn for ourselves that it's not.
Eve Peyser
10.5.18
comedy

Hannibal Buress on Quitting Drinking to End the ‘Messy Shit’

Why the comedian is trying to do things differently.
Sarah Hagi
9.26.18
alcohol

Paying a Few Pennies More for Your Beer Could Be Good for Your Health

Higher prices for booze can lower rates of alcohol abuse—but they may also place an unfair burden on people in lower income brackets.
Anita Hamilton
8.9.18
drinking

Young Adults Are Increasingly Dying of Alcohol-Related Liver Disease

Cirrhosis deaths have increased in every state but one.
Jesse Hicks
7.18.18
Drugs

What Happened When a Writer Who Idolized Drunk Authors Got Sober

In her new book 'The Recovering,' Leslie Jamison explores the roots of her own struggle with alcohol addiction and her concerns about quitting.
Maia Szalavitz
4.5.18
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is It to Breastfeed After a Few Drinks?

The final word on giving the baby a boozy boob.
Elizabeth Brown
3.27.18
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