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Women Having Big Impact on Whiskey Industry

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 11
Some of the most well-known whiskeys today were either founded, owned, managed or saved by women. As Michelle Miller reports, there are even clubs to experience and learn about different whiskeys and whiskey cocktails.

In the Spirit: Beer 101

FOOD/DRINK | Nov 16
Beer has evolved from a rudimentary staple, produced with little understanding of the science behind it, into an intricate, refined beverage that has come to identify individuals, as well as geographical regions. Here's a primer.

After-Dinner Decadence :: Three Drinks, Four Desserts

FOOD/DRINK | By Mike Halterman | Jul 26
I have a sweet tooth and I love trying new shots and cocktails at the bar. So take it from me, there are some drinks and eats I would have every day if I had my way!

Meet John Porter CEO of 2 Skinny Drunks

FOOD/DRINK | By Denise Royal | Jul 19
John Porter didn't set out to be the CEO of a company that manufactures organic cocktail mixers. But something changed during Thanksgiving of 2011...

Summer Cocktails May Be More Potent Than You Think

FOOD/DRINK | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 4
The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you’re really drinking with those summer cocktails.

Rick Perry: ’I Stepped Right In It’ Regarding Oops Moment Linking Gays to Alcoholics

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jun 20
After a week of occupying numerous headlines and debates over a statement made likening homosexuality to alcoholism, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears to be backing away from the hot button social issue and diverting attention to the economy.

Meet Michael Botticelli: Obama’s Openly Gay Drug Czar

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | May 24
Michael Botticelli understands the effects addiction has had, and continues to have, on the LGBT community. The acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy is not only gay, but also a recovering addict.

Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

BARS | By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 28
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.

Drinking Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men

HEALTH | By Malcolm Ritter | Jan 17
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.

Drunk Walking Leads to Pedestrians Fatalities

CRIME | By Joan Lowy | Aug 5
Drinking and walking can be as deadly as drinking and driving. New data on pedestrian fatalities show a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving.

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