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Pregnancy

Laws That Punish Pregnant Women for Drinking Do More Harm Than Good

A new study reveals that punitive laws surrounding alcohol use among pregnant women may be rooted in suppressing women's autonomy, rather than improving public health.
Leila Ettachfini
8.3.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Transgender College Freshmen Drink and Black Out More Than Other Students

A recent study from Duke University found that among other motivations, many trans students said they drink "to feel happy."
Diana Tourjée
3.23.17
FOOD
FOOD

It's Okay That You Eat All the Pizza After Binge Drinking, Science Understands

We talked to the researcher behind a new study that aims to identify the causes of alcohol-induced overeating.
Kimberly Lawson
1.13.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

The Traditional Japanese Ceremony that Involves Women Feeding Booze to Fish

Animal lovers have criticized a traditional practice that wards off bad luck by feeding wine to carp, but fish experts say that it's actually OK to make a drinking buddy out of your goldfish.
Sirin Kale
1.13.17
parties
parties

‘She Dropped a Firecracker on Me': People Remember Their Worst New Year's Eve

From Y2K to vomiting all over your apartment.
Sophie Saint Thomas
12.31.16
Culture
Culture

Bachelor Parties Actually Make Men Feel Humiliated, Ashamed, and Degraded

According to a new study, men overwhelmingly don’t enjoy bachelor parties but are peer pressured into extreme behavior. Its researcher explains why men are too scared to speak out.
Sirin Kale
11.7.16
drinking
drinking

I Ate Activated Charcoal to Try to Prevent Myself from Getting Drunk

People from various corners of Pinterest boast about the many benefits of activated charcoal—from detoxing stomachs to curing hangovers. I decided to put the new fad to the ultimate test and popped some charcoal pills.
Bethy Squires
11.4.16
drinking
drinking

At Long Last, the Drinking Gender Gap Is Closing for Women

We may not have equal pay or equal rights, but you can rest assured knowing that we do get equal drunk.
Kimberly Lawson
10.25.16
FOOD
FOOD

I Made an Entire Four-Course Meal Out of Rosé

Is it possible to survive entirely on rosé? I had grape expectations.
Zing Tsjeng
9.20.16
Health
Health

Your Drunk Friends Trick You Into Thinking You're Sober

How drunk you feel depends on who you hang out with—not how much you actually drink, a new study finds.
Gabby Bess
9.19.16
Weed
Weed

How High Are College Students Today? Very High, Says Study

According to a new study, marijuana use among college students is on the rise. They're also still drinking heavily, but putting down the cigarettes.
Candace Bryan
9.8.16
Health
Health

How Alcohol Affects Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Researchers in Denmark have conducted one of the first major studies into how alcohol influences your chances of conceiving. We spoke to the lead author to find out why booze impairs your baby-making abilities.
Sirin Kale
9.1.16