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1 hr ago | The Raw Story

Christian group attempts to link Robin Williams' rehab efforts...

A senior fellow at the conservative Family Research Council invoked comedian Robin Williams' past drug and alcohol addiction in a column defending so-called "ex-gay" therapy, Slate reported.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Medicine

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Rights panel finds housing agency discriminated against man suffering from alcoholism, PTSD

A Gray man with problems including post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism was discriminated against by the assisted living facility that evicted him last summer, the Maine Human Rights Commission unanimously decided earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Maine

9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Federal law to combat use of 'club drugs' may have done more harm than good

A federal law enacted to combat the use of "club drugs" such as Ecstasy - and today's variation known as Molly - has failed to reduce the drugs' popularity and, instead, has further endangered users by hampering the use of measures to protect them.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Health

13 hrs ago | The Sassy Lawyer's Journal

Drink to live longer?

Reading health news is tricky. Although most quote from "research studies", no one really knows if the research is funded by an interested party and, hence, the results are predictable or, worse, pre-determined.

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17 hrs ago | News Observer

'Sober coaches' an option for aiding in recovery

In South Florida's booming recovery community and elsewhere, they can be available by phone or in-person 24 hours a day, helping people make the difficult transition from treatment center to everyday life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

22 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Implicit priming of conflicting motivational orientations in heavy drinkers

BackgroundApproach and avoidance motivation for alcohol are relatively independent, and they operate in both automatic and controlled processes.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

In New Book, Ryan Takes on Stubborn GOP Orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Medicine, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Entertainment

Examiner.com

What You Should Know About Alcohol Rehabs And Their Treatment Procedures?

For most people, alcohol abuse means excessive drinking that leads to something that is certainly more than just a long hangover.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

The Drinks Business

Alcohol tax could fund addicts' treatment

A think tank is urging the UK Government to put a new tax on alcohol to fund the treatment of drink and drug addicts.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

How do genes, gender and environment affect substance abuse?

Previous studies have shown that strong family ties can reduce the effect high-risk genes have on health - called the gene-environment interaction.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Health

York Press

Kilimanjaro climb in aid of addiction help charity

Andy Ryan, 38, the operational manager at national charity Changing Lives Addictions and Recovery Service in York, is set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world which stands at 19,341 feet above sea level.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine

ContactMusic.com

ABC's Elizabeth Vargas Continues Struggle With Alcoholism, Enters Rehab For The Second Time

ABC anchor Elizabeth Vargas has gone back into rehab to continue her battle against alcohol addiction, she confirmed herself on Sunday.

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Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Switched

ABC News Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Returns To Rehab

ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.

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Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Fox Interactive Media, Drugs

Brandon Sun

ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas says she's back in treatment facility for alcohol dependency

In this May 14, 2014, file photo, Elizabeth Vargas attends A Celebration of Barbara Walters at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York.

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Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Barbara Walters

Nanaimo Daily News

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In this May 14, 2014, file photo, Elizabeth Vargas attends A Celebration of Barbara Walters at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York.

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Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Barbara Walters, Medicine, Health

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Canton passes alcohol ordinance amendment

Despite fierce community opposition, the Canton Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance amendment to allow the possession and consumption of alcohol at board-approved special events in town.

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The Times-Herald

Resources available for recovery

Editor's note: This is the fourth and last installment in a Sunday series on the spread of drug addiction, including prescription pills, heroin and other opiates in Coweta.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Medicine

PsychCentral

Can a Sex Addict Also Be a Codependent?

In my 27 years working with addicts and codependents, I rarely have come across a completely healthy partner of an addict.

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Psychology Today

Happiness, Depression & Humor

The month of August has been known as Happiness Happens Month. The idea is that each day, you should do something that brings happiness, either to yourself or others.

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Related Topix: Depression, Drugs

Crescent-News.com

Lawsuit in Hamilton County corpse abuse case can go forward

A lawsuit against officials in a county where a morgue attendant sexually abused three female corpses can go forward, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, OH, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine, Health

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