alcohol

Is it safe to mix ibuprofen and alcohol?

Many people are aware that taking ibuprofen at the same time as alcohol is not always safe, but what are the risks, and when is it dangerous? Ibuprofen is an over-the-counter medication that people use to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever. It is available under various brand names, such as Advil and…

Parents More Likely to Let Teens Sip Alcohol if They Think Friends Drink Too

A study that looks at why parents allow their teens to sip alcohol concludes they are more likely to permit drinking if they think their child’s friends drink, too. “Parents may be supplying sips of alcohol in response to believing their child will be exposed to unsupervised alcohol use with…

Americans in Their 20s and 30s Account for Almost Half of U.S. Wine Consumption

Americans in their 20s and 30s account for almost half of the wine consumed in the United States, according to a report from the industry nonprofit Wine Market Council. The council found Americans ages 21 to 38, known as millennials, drank 42 percent of all wine in the United States…

Some E-Cigarettes Contain Enough Alcohol to Affect Motor Skills, Study Finds

Some types of e-cigarettes contain enough alcohol to affect motor skills, a new study concludes. E-cigarettes deliver nicotine by vaporizing liquids, which may contain alcohol and other chemicals. Yale University researchers tested people who used two commercially available e-cigarettes with either high or low amounts of alcohol. Neither group said…