Bill on higher alcohol taxes gains traction in House

MANILA — A measure seeking to raise the excise tax on alcohol products hurdled second reading at the House of Representatives. During Monday’s plenary session, the chamber passed through voice voting…

Study finds drinking could help improve memory

MOSCOW — While many drink to forget their troubles, new evidence says your afternoon bev is actually helping you to better remember all that stuff that drove you to drink…

Good News! A beer a day may be great for your cholesterol

MOSCOW — A new study has found that moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may be good for cholesterol levels — especially if your beverage of choice is beer. The study,…