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I Had A Great Job, A Loving Boyfriend ... But I Couldn't Stop Using Drugs & Alcohol

During my twenties, I developed a dangerous relationship with cocaine. Thursday to Sunday every week, it was all about getting together with a group...

Natalie Edwards
November 13 2015

9 Things You Need To Know Today (November 10)

1. Reese Witherspoon calls out Hollywood's double standard.

Allie White
November 10 2015

The #1 Health Myth You Still Believe About Red Wine ... But Shouldn't

Nothing's better than hearing that the delicious foods we're already eating also have some pretty big health benefits. (Case in point: dark chocolate...

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic. Here's What No One Tells You About Giving Up Booze

I had spent so many years neglecting my emotional, spiritual and physical health that once alcohol was out of the picture, I was left with a mess of...

Katherine Arati Maas
November 1 2015

I Haven't Had A Drink In One Year. Here's How My Life Has Changed

It’s now been one year since my last drink. One year since my last hangover. One year since I last woke up at 3 a.m., staring at the ceiling with my...

Rebecca Weller
October 14 2015

I Gave Up Gluten, Alcohol, Sugar, Coffee, Meat & More For 21 Days. Here's What I Learned

Aside from the days when I was strict vegan, I’d never consciously given up anything. I have friends who are gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, etc....

Amy Baglan
September 22 2015

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic & AA Saved My Life

This week we ran a feature about how some women with drinking problems are turning to moderation, not sobriety. The piece generated a lot of...

CJ Allen
September 18 2015

Boozy Weekend Got You Down? Here's A 1-Day Hormonal Reset

There’s no getting around it: alcohol does a number on our bodies — including exacerbating hormonal issues like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, fibroids...

Alisa Vitti
July 6 2015

A 4-Minute Meditation Before Going Out To Party

Last weekend I paused as I was going out the door. I had spent the day with my girlfriend and she was curled up on the couch watching television. It...

Lodro Rinzler
April 24 2015

9 Signs Of A High-Functioning Alcoholic

While alcoholism is a devastating disease that can destroy lives, some people who struggle with it manage to hold down stressful jobs and big...

Dr. David A. Greuner
April 22 2015

9 Holistic Ways To Beat A Hangover

Hangovers wreak major havoc on your body. Even after the alcohol clears your system, they can stick around eight to 24 hours, depending on how much...

Jini Cicero
April 17 2015

A Spring Detox For Real (Occasionally Imperfect) People

Here’s the thing: detoxing doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Your body would definitely thank you if you never consumed...

Sarah Villafranco, M.D.
April 13 2015

Why You Don't Need To Give Up Booze To Stick With A Wellness Routine

As the weather warms up, our thoughts turn to summer, complete with rosé-drenched rooftop parties, backyard barbecues and picnics in the park. If...

Magen Banwart
April 8 2015

Partied A Little Too Hard? How To Detox After A Wild Weekend

It happens to the best of us. We're working out and feeling great but then that birthday weekend, wedding extravaganza or vacation derails our healthy...

Melissa Green
March 16 2015

The Fat-Busting Properties Of Red Wine

Having a glass of wine with dinner can be one of life's greatest pleasures — and it need not be a guilty one. Not only does it have heart and gut...

Emi Boscamp
February 6 2015

Is Booze Messing Up Your Sleep?

Think a glass of wine before bed might help you unwind as you head to the hinterlands of unconscious, dream-filled bliss? Think again: a new study in...

Anthony Schneck
January 22 2015

An Alcoholic Drink A Day Could Keep Heart Disease At Bay

It seems like every week there's a study telling you whether or not it's healthy to consume alcohol. While it's pretty safe to say that heavy drinking...

Anthony Schneck
January 20 2015

3 Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Drinking Habits

All people are happy. Yes, I said it! I honestly believe that all people are, or at least have the capacity to be, happy. However, destructive...

Alisha Hawrylyszyn Frank
January 16 2015