Bad news wine lovers, apparently finishing a bottle of red or white is the equivalent of smoking 10 cigarettes

2019-03-28 16:14

For women that is. For men a bottle of wine is equal to four cigarettes.

How Carling Black Label reached more than 45 million people worldwide to fight violence against women

2018-09-07 12:54

The #NoExcuse campaign's crowning event was when women performed a rendition of the well-known “Mas’hambe Nono” song during the Soweto Derby in March.

5 ways to stay off alcohol this ‘dry January’

2018-01-04 11:38

Dry January has become ‘the thing’ for many people. Problem is, the whole world is still partying hard, making it very difficult to give up alcohol. Here’s how to stand your ground.

How fat can alcohol really make you?

2017-10-19 07:31

Could your daily tipple lead to obesity? There is growing evidence for a link between alcoholism and obesity, but more research is needed.

Zim mulls weekday alcohol sales ban

2017-09-18 15:28

Zimbabwean beverage companies Delta Corporation and African Distillers are set to either ready for a fight with the government or face a sales drop amid plans to bar alcohol sales during the week.

Why Will Smith's son Jaden tricked him into going to London

2016-10-05 09:46

When Jaden turned 18, he wanted his family to be with him in London. Will and Jada soon found out why!

The sobering truth about a drunk parent

2015-10-13 14:35

What kids will tell you when they grow up.

Moderate drinking may benefit the heart

2014-07-02 10:04

Two large studies link low-to-moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack or abdominal aortic aneurysm.

US state laws can help curb binge drinking

2013-12-11 12:04

Strong state enforcement of alcohol-control policies may prevent many drinking-related problems in the US.

You don't have to get drunk at office parties

2013-08-23 14:30

Is it really necessary to get drunk beyond the point of no return at office functions? One reader thinks it's just downright tacky.


How to ignore peer pressure if you're choosing not drink this festive season

2018-12-21 16:36

Yes, it's true. You can totally have fun without alcohol.

Catching Feelings - here's something you might not have thought about while watching the rom-com

2018-04-11 17:44

The South African feature film is comedic but there is more to it than humour if you look a little deeper. It's got to do with our drinking culture.

Are you allergic to alcohol?

2017-11-06 15:37

Alcohol is known to make people feel a little fuzzy, but if you experience other sensations, it could be more than just tipsiness taking over.

How many calories are in your drink?

2017-09-28 14:28

Do you ever wonder how many calories are in your favourite alcoholic drink, and how that affects your waistline? Dietician Monique Piderit breaks it down for us, and gives us tips to reduce excessive booze consumption.

Can 1 or 2 drinks per day really make you live longer?

2017-08-17 09:56

According to a new study light to moderate drinking can lower your overall risk of premature death.

WATCH: Robbers hit the bottles at Edenvale liquor store

Robbers, one of whom was armed, clear the shelves of a liquor store in Edenvale.

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Moderate drinking may protect against heart disease

2014-08-29 12:11

Light to moderate drinking may protect people with high blood pressure from heart disease and death.

You’ll never guess which countries consume the most alcohol

2014-05-13 16:05

It turns out that Russia and its neighbours drink more than almost everyone else in the world...

Faulty gene may cause excessive drinking

2013-11-28 15:35

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption, which, when faulty, can cause excessive drinking.

Certain alcohol brands tied to more ER visits

2013-08-19 11:54

According to a new study, understanding the relationship between alcohol brands and their connection to injury may help guide policy.

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