Alcohol Problems and Solutions

Welcome to the Alcohol Problems & Solutions website. It’ has been debunking myths and sharing effective peer-reviewed ways to reduce drinking problems and live healthier, for 20 years.


National Nutrition Month

Fork, Knive, Spoon, CorkscrewThe science-based Harvard Good Eating Pyramid recommends the moderate consumption of alcohol (beer, wine, distilled spirits) for everyone except those with a good reason not to drink. Curious?

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Think you know all about alcohol? Take this fun alcohol quiz. It's full of alcohol related facts.

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How much do you know about George? Test your knowledge. Bet you didn't learn any of this in school.

Alcohol Timelines

Alcohol and Drinking History in America Timeline

Visit this timeline to follow the history of alcohol and drinking in the U.S. »

World History of Alcohol and Drinking Timeline

This timeline presents events in the history of alcohol and drinking over the past 12,000 years. »

World History of Wine Timeline

Follow the story of wine from its beginnings to the present time. »

History of Liquor: Distilled Spirits Timelines

Considerable disagreement exists over who first developed distillation. »

History of Beer: Timelines throughout History

Is beer older than bread? How long have humans been brewing beer? »

Temperance in America Timeline

Explore temperance in the U.S. from its early origins down to today. »

Stopped for Drunk Driving? What to Expect, What to Do, and Not Do

I. Background. Here’s a general overview of what you may expect if you’re stopped for drunk driving. Sometimes the charge is DWI (driving while intoxicated). It also applies to DUI (driving under the influence). The terms vary from state to state as well as the BAC (blood alcohol concentration) to which they refer. And some […]

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People Tend To Underreport Alcohol Drinking Consumption

I. Background Most studies find that people generally underreport alcohol consumption by about 40% to 60%. This doesn’t mean that people always lie about their drinking. To some degree, people simply don’t remember accurately. However, there are patterns to the underreporting. Clearly, people react to social expectations. And they want to maintain a good image. […]

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Calories, Carbs, and Fats in Beverages

The calories, carbs, and fats in beverages can sabotage the best intentions to lose or maintain weight. That’s because we tend to be unaware of just how fattening some beverages really are. Discover the Facts The following list presents the calories, carbs, and fats found in standard servings of both alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages. Beverage […]

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Politicians Arrested for Drunk Driving (Federal & State)

I. Background. There are many politicians arrested for drunk driving. The charge is usually driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI). However, some states use different charges. For example, OUI (operating under the influence) or OWI (operating while intoxicated). And even DWAI (driving while ability impaired). The charges usually relate to alcohol. […]

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Legal Drinking Ages around the World – You’ll be Surprised!

I. Background Legal drinking ages around the world vary greatly. Most such laws apply only to drinking alcoholic beverages in public locations. The only countries with a minimum legal age for consuming alcohol at home are England and Wales. They prohibit drinking below the age of six. The average (mean) minimum legal drinking age around […]

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