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Binge Drinking Is Taking a Heavy Toll on Health Worldwide

A new World Health Organization report finds excessive alcohol use results in 2.5 million deaths annually. That's more than those caused by HIV/AIDS, violence or tuberculosis. The study notes that alcohol is a far bigger danger than illegal drugs such as crack cocaine and heroin.

People@Work: Hard Times Haven't Made Workers Any Smarter

If the recession and subsequent high employment proves anything, it's this: The scarcity of jobs hasn't made workers any smarter. Just-fired CNN anchor Rick Sanchez is a good example. Unfortunately, he's hardly the only one.

New Budweiser Marketing Strategy: Free Beer

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) will hand out free beer in its latest attempt to revive the Budweiser brand. The brewer will give away samples of the beer to 500,000 people at hip bar and restaurants in the coming weeks, Reuters said.

Alcohol and College: How Much Money Are Students Really Drinking?

The average college student spends $500 per year on alcohol, says Rachel Barrington of the University of Wisconsin. With the average student taking five years to graduate and borrowing about $23,000, that means that more than 10% of all college loans go to finance alcohol consumption.

Make mine diet soda -- I'm in a hurry

drinkAccording to our mates at Royal Adelaide Hospital, in South Australia, the choice of diet soda as a cocktail mixer will give you more fast acting...

Drinking water can make you rich!

water glassIf you are anything like me figuring out how much water you should drink per day is a rather confusing exercise. There's the long subscribed to eight...