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Drug addiction, alcoholism are diseases, not character flaws - Salina Journal

Alcoholism - Fri, 2018-01-12 23:25

Drug addiction, alcoholism are diseases, not character flaws
Salina Journal
Recently I was visiting with a group of people and was asked what kind of work I do. I shared I work with people who struggle with addiction issues. One of the persons made a comment about “those druggies and criminals.” My blood began to boil! I ...

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Top Chef Power Rankings, Week 6: The Beer Hall Putsch - UPROXX

Alcoholism - Fri, 2018-01-12 08:02

UPROXX

Top Chef Power Rankings, Week 6: The Beer Hall Putsch
UPROXX
Speaking of Cool Chris, this week we found out that he's a recovering alcoholic (a revelation that disappointingly got much more screen time than the stripper thing), thanks to a beer-pairing challenge that sent him down a spiral of depression. Nearly ...

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If There Were a Cure for Alcoholism Would I Drink Again ? - TheFix.com

Alcoholism - Fri, 2018-01-12 04:01

TheFix.com

If There Were a Cure for Alcoholism Would I Drink Again ?
TheFix.com
I read an article this time last year that suggested that depleted PRDM2 enzyme may cause alcohol addiction and that scientists may be close to finding a cure for alcohol-dependence. At the time I was 18 months sober and my first reaction was “Do I ...

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Can I Stage an Intervention for a Near-Stranger's Alcoholism? - New York Times

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-11 13:08

Can I Stage an Intervention for a Near-Stranger's Alcoholism?
New York Times
My sister-in-law is friends with a woman I see socially about three times a year. She is a high-functioning alcoholic: She doesn't drink during the day but becomes a slurry obnoxious mess at parties. I avoid her, and eventually her husband steps in ...

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I Was Sexually Abused as a Boy—Here's What I Know About Abused and Abusive Men - Vogue.com

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-11 06:32

Vogue.com

I Was Sexually Abused as a Boy—Here's What I Know About Abused and Abusive Men
Vogue.com
It's often said that everything happens for a reason. That's a lie. Everything happens for two reasons, but we usually blame one thing, turning a blind eye to the other. Both sides of my family spoke openly about the alcoholism to which they had a ...

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Alcohol-Related ER Visits Soar, Especially Among Women - NPR

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-11 04:00

NPR

Alcohol-Related ER Visits Soar, Especially Among Women
NPR
Most Americans drink safely and in moderation. But a steady annual increase in trips made to emergency rooms as a result of drinking alcohol added up to 61 percent more visits in 2014 compared with 2006, according to a study published this month in the ...
Alcohol-Related Emergency Room Visits Are on the RiseFortune
Alcohol related ER visits on the rise especially among women, finds studyNews-Medical.net
Are You Drinking Too Much?Gulfshore Life
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Alcohol-Linked ER Visits Are Rapidly Rising, Though Drinking Per Capita Is Down - KANW

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-11 04:00

Alcohol-Linked ER Visits Are Rapidly Rising, Though Drinking Per Capita Is Down
KANW
White also was puzzled by a higher rate of increase in alcohol-related ER visits year to year among women, who are catching up with men nationally in overall drinking as well as in binge drinking, drunk driving, and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver ...

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Drinking Problem? Online Alcoholism Tool Will Help You Find Out ... - Newsweek

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-01-10 17:51

Newsweek

Drinking Problem? Online Alcoholism Tool Will Help You Find Out ...
Newsweek
Do you ever wonder whether you might be an alcoholic? A lot of people do, but don't know whether there's any way to be sure, or how to find treatment if they need it. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is trying to simplify that ...

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Bare tackles impacts of alcoholism on new single | The Tribune - Ironton Tribune

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-01-10 16:03

Ironton Tribune

Bare tackles impacts of alcoholism on new single | The Tribune
Ironton Tribune
Video premiered this week via CMT, Rolling Stone NASHVILLE — Lawrence County native and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Bare released the video to his latest single this week, which tackles the topisc of alcoholism and addiction. Bare's ...
A country legend gets honest about alcoholism with gritty new video ...Rare Country

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'Proven to work': scheme tackling alcoholism helps keep young offenders out of jail - The Guardian

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-01-10 11:37

The Guardian

'Proven to work': scheme tackling alcoholism helps keep young offenders out of jail
The Guardian
'Proven to work': scheme tackling alcoholism helps keep young offenders out of jail. At one time Domac Gile-Lul was drinking four litres of wine a day. Experts say the program that rescued him saves lives. Domac Gile-Lul and Senior Constable Carol ...

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Is wine good for you? A look at its benefits - San Angelo Standard Times

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-01-10 01:07

San Angelo Standard Times

Is wine good for you? A look at its benefits
San Angelo Standard Times
Wine: good for you. Wine: bad for you. Both statements can be true; let's explore. “Good for you” centers on heart benefits and quality of life. Wine, especially reds, are rich in polyphenols that dilate blood vessels and reduce blood pressure ...

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Alcoholism Damages DNA, Increasing Cancer Chances - Addiction Now

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-01-08 16:37

Addiction Now

Alcoholism Damages DNA, Increasing Cancer Chances
Addiction Now
A recent study has revealed that alcoholism damages DNA, which can increases the individual's likelihood of cancer. The study was published in Nature International Journal of Science, reported that scientists working at research institute in Cambridge ...
Why Alcohol Damages Your Genetic Stem Cell DNA and Increases Your Cancer RiskeMaxHealth
Here's How Alcohol Can Damage DNA and Increase Cancer RiskLive Science

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Walker Hayes Confronted His Alcoholism When Writing 'Beer in the Fridge' - Sounds Like Nashville

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-01-08 16:22

Sounds Like Nashville

Walker Hayes Confronted His Alcoholism When Writing 'Beer in the Fridge'
Sounds Like Nashville
Honesty was key for Walker Hayes when he made his album, boom., even on the most personal of songs such as “Beer in the Fridge.” After dealing with alcohol addiction for years, Hayes finally found himself of the straight and narrow path of sobriety to ...

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Churches urged to raise awareness of alcoholism - Premier

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-01-08 08:50

Premier

Churches urged to raise awareness of alcoholism
Premier
Research which found the vast majority of people in the UK do not know the latest alcohol consumption guidelines has concerned a reformed alcoholic and Christian who now helps others. Theresa John, who has been clean of drink and drugs for four years ...

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Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help - NPR

Alcoholism - Mon, 2018-01-08 03:43

NPR

Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help
NPR
The thinking about problem drinking and alcoholism has changed. It's no longer considered a black-and-white, you have it or you don't condition. "We now know that there's a full spectrum in alcohol use disorder," says George Koob, the director of the ...

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Heart Disease Due to Alcoholism Higher in Poorer Sectors - teleSUR English

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-04 16:25

teleSUR English

Heart Disease Due to Alcoholism Higher in Poorer Sectors
teleSUR English
Those that fell into the category of very frequent drinkers saw an increase in the risk of cardiovascular death. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 4 January 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share ...

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Former football player faces depression, alcoholism and rage. Are past concussions to blame? - USA TODAY High School Sports

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-04 11:59

USA TODAY High School Sports

Former football player faces depression, alcoholism and rage. Are past concussions to blame?
USA TODAY High School Sports
The two often can be seen on The 400 Block public square in downtown Wausau, tossing a football, smiles on their faces. Football is deeply rooted in both of their lives. Abram, who is 11 years old, can't wait to play just like his father did before him ...

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Former alcoholic took fatal mix of booze and prescription drugs in his caravan at Camborne - Cornwall Live

Alcoholism - Thu, 2018-01-04 10:01

Cornwall Live

Former alcoholic took fatal mix of booze and prescription drugs in his caravan at Camborne
Cornwall Live
An inquest at Truro City Hall was told how Mr Crocker had suffered from alcoholism for several years. He was also taking medication for anxiety and depression, and assistant coroner for Cornwall Andrew Cox concluded that it was this deadly mix which ...

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4 Warning Signs You're Dependent on Alcohol, According to an Expert - Health.com

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-01-03 16:30

Health.com

4 Warning Signs You're Dependent on Alcohol, According to an Expert
Health.com
How to tell the difference between appreciating a glass of wine—and needing it to function. Anthea Levi. January 03, 2018. “If you ask me about drinking I'll tell you I love it; it relaxes me and makes life fun,” writes Annie Grace, author of This ...

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