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.
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How to Party at Pride If You're Sober
Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
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.
Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death
On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College
"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
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."
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.
Hannibal Buress on Quitting Drinking to End the ‘Messy Shit’
Why the comedian is trying to do things differently.
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.
Young Adults Are Increasingly Dying of Alcohol-Related Liver Disease
Cirrhosis deaths have increased in every state but one.
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.
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How Bad Is It to Breastfeed After a Few Drinks?
The final word on giving the baby a boozy boob.