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Drinking alcohol may help put you to sleep, but as the night wears on -- and the booze wears off -- you may find yourself tossing and turning. This may be especially true if you're a woman, according to a new study.

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Fortune: The genetics of addictionupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 10:51:00

Why do some people get hooked on drugs and alcohol, while others can party hard and walk away? We tend to think it's a matter of willpower or moral fiber, but it has more to do with a roll of the genetic dice.

Commentary: Drinking age of 21 saves livesupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 08:09:00

The national policy that set a minimum legal drinking age of 21 is being questioned by a group of 135 college and university presidents through an effort called the Amethyst Initiative. Anti-Smoking Pill May Help Curb Drinkingupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 17:15:00

A single pill appears to hold promise in curbing the urges to both smoke and drink, according to researchers trying to help people overcome addiction by targeting a pleasure center in the brain Alcoholism Study Shows High Statsupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 11:10:00

More than 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol or suffered from alcoholism at some point in their lives, and few have received treatment

Fortune: Pain and suffering on the march, fair wages for weak hitters, why Zoe got off easy, and other matters. SICK STATISTICSupdated: Mon Feb 22 1993 00:01:00

Will Bill and Hillary get control of health care costs? As we punch away at the keyboard, that is the question pulsating in the Beltway beau monde. Back here in the real world -- the everyday world...

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