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2 hrs ago | Vineyard Gazette Online

New Campus Begins to Take Shape for Vineyard House

An open house was held last Thursday to allow people inside the three new modular homes, which are in various stages of completion.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Neighbors in Recovery: Group home owners defend their position

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier Director Susan Padilla and David Sifuentes, peer support, stand outside Prescott Sober Living on Ruth Street in Prescott.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Drugs

10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Take Home Naloxone program saves more lives

BC's pilot Take Home Naloxone program has reversed 125 opioid drug overdoses over the past two years, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Courier

Drug care system to be altered

BALLARAT drug and alcohol treatment facilities will be forced to cover larger areas without extra funding under a plan to streamline services.

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GantDaily.com

U.K. parliamentarians seek health warning, nutrition content on liquor labels

A group of U.K. parliamentarians want to introduce a law requiring all alcoholic drinks in the country to include a health warning and nutritional content in their labels.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Marketing

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Expert's praise for new family drug and alcohol court

A NEW court which aims to give unprecedented support to the children of alcoholics and drug addicts has been welcomed by one of Kidderminster's leading family lawyers.

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Medical News Today

Is cell phone addiction on the horizon?

The word "addiction" is commonly associated with alcohol and drugs. But a new study by researchers from Baylor University in Waco, TX, suggests a new form of dependence is becoming an increasing concern - cell phone addiction.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, Education Etc., Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newkerala.com

Will study Goa's gambling, alcohol problems: Governor

Newly appointed Goa Governor Mridula Sinha Sunday said she will study the state's gambling and alcohol addiction problems during her stint.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, India, World News

Football.co.uk

Ill beat alcohol, says troubled Gascoigne

Troubled former England star Paul Gascoigne has told a British newspaper he will overcome his problems with alcoholism after recently being hospitalised following a drinking binge.

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Burton Mail

Burton drug rehab boss bids for more area honours

THE boss of a drug and alcohol treatment centre is urging people across Burton to nominate friends and family to receive an honour.

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Medical News Today

Study links alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Mother launches Cape Nar-Anon group

For years Linda was going just as crazy trying to fix her son as he was trying to get his next fix, she says.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Drugs, South Yarmouth, MA, West Yarmouth, MA

The Japan Times

'I blacked out from drinking. a I wasn't a good parent'

Yumiko Miyata started drinking when she was 15. She was an inherently shy girl and found that alcohol helped her make friends.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Beer, Drink

Mirror.co.uk

Paul Gascoigne is planning a movie charting his glittering career and outrageous antics

Former England star Gazza - who was released from hospital last week after another booze binge - is in talks with a number of companies over the biopic.

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The Navajo Times

Minnesota tribe fights resort over liquor license

County commissioners will vote next week on whether to allow liquor sales at Roger's Resort, Minnesota Public Radio reported .

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Related Topix: Beltrami County, MN, Medicine, Health

The Straits Times

US singer Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to ecstasy charge

Grammy-winning US singer Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to a charge of giving a woman ecstasy before going back to her hotel, but insisted he was innocent.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Marijuana compound shows promise for treating Alzheimer's disease in preclinical study

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease , a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alzheimer's, Health, Marijuana, University of South Florida

Outlook

The Bar Is Closed

With Kerala again springing the prohibition bogey, a look at how the great liquor ban story has played out in India In those dark and airless caverns with neon 'BAR' signs that dot Kerala's landscape, visitors are known to enjoy songs and jokes as much as their drinks.

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Medical News Today

App distinguishes real from fake tremors in alcohol withdrawal patients

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a potentially life-threatening situation that can be easily treated with a class of sedatives called benzodiazepine drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WBNS

Ohio State University Opens New Alcohol And Drug Resource Center

Binge drinking, pill popping, and recreational drug use continues to be a major problem among college students, but OSU is hoping to break that trend.

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