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Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters

Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.

04/01/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

File photo of a person serving a glass of beer. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Study: Minimum Alcohol Pricing Would Save Almost 900 Lives Every Year

A recent study suggests that instituting minimum pricing for alcohol would save approximately 860 lives each year.

02/10/2014

The World Health Organization's cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.  PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 22 Million New Cancer Cases To Develop Each Year

The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.

02/03/2014

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6 Bars In The Middle Of The Ocean

Check out these awesome 6 bars that are in the middle of the ocean.

01/31/2014

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The 5 Countries With The Most Expensive Beer In The World

Check out the 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world.

01/29/2014

Study finds heavy consumption of alcohol can cause a more rapid mental decline in middle-aged men. (Getty Images)

Drinking Linked To Faster Mental Decline In Men

Risk is greater for middle-age men who drink heavily.

01/16/2014

Women who drink a moderate amount of wine tend to have the best educations and healthier lifestyles. (Getty Images)

Study: Moms Who Drink Wine While Pregnant Have Better Behaved Kids

Mothers-to-be who drank about a bottle of wine a month had the most well adjusted children.

01/04/2014

File photo of a bartender pouring beer. (credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System

According to a new study, alcohol can boost your immune system.

12/24/2013

File photo of drunk driver.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Officials Launch Holiday DUI Crackdown

State officials have launched their annual holiday effort to crack down on drunken drivers.

12/18/2013

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