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News on Alcoholism continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

25 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment

"We know that this is a chronic disease. If you're fortunate, half your folks will succeed, but half won't and will come back to have to try again, sometimes, again and again," said Bill Young, the executive director of the Maple Leaf Farm residential drug and alcohol treatment and recovery center in Underhill.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

25 min ago | Free Republic

Drunken Monkeys: Does Alcoholism Have an Evolutionary Basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

4 hrs ago | Derry Today

ICU accused given 'final chance' on bail

A woman accused of assaulting her brother in hospital has been released on bail after breaching the conditions for a second time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Osky News

Mahaska Health Partnership Cautions on Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, Mahaska Health Partnership wants to share the signs and symptoms associated with alcohol abuse and treatment options available.

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Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Alcoholism rehab leader forays into $23B opium addiction treatment market

Los Angeles, CA, United States - A novel addiction treatment technology for alcoholics may also treat opioid or heroin dependence, which affects five million people in the U.S. and results to some 17,000 deaths yearly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

10 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

AC/DC's Malcolm Young sidelined by 'serious' illness

"After 40 years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health," the band wrote on its website.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Medicine, Health, Cumberland County, NJ, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Abby: Father of four is selfish to put his health at risk

DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Daily Mail

Tommy Cooper the wife-beating drunk: ITV drama explores dark side of comic's private life

But Tommy Cooper's legion of fans may struggle to see the funny side of a new drama film - which depicts the legendary fez-wearing entertainer as a violent alcoholic.

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Related Topix: Shameless, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, David Threlfall, Medicine, Health

The Modesto Bee

Addiction experts: Cuts could hurt drug treatment

Sara Howe is a spokeswoman for the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Medicine, Health

Business Journal

UB researchers granted $2.7M to study alcohol treatment

A new $2.7 million federal grant will advance the study of alcohol treatment programs and how to improve success rates for individuals after treatment.

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

GlobeNewswire

BioCorRx, Inc. CFO, Lourdes Felix discusses 10-K Filing for 2013

Los Angeles, April 15, 2014 -- BioCorRx, Inc. , a leader in addiction treatment programs, announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CiteULike

The relationship between self-reported alcohol intake and the...

One in five Australians consume alcohol at risky or harmful levels. Most attend a general practitioner at least once a year, giving opportunity for detecting and providing brief interventions for reducing alcohol-related harm.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Opening Nights: Tails of Wasps

ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., 292-7660, acttheatre.org. $15-$30. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sun.

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Related Topix: Seattle, WA, US News, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Binge Drinking Causes 80,000 Deaths Every Year

Written by Dr. Lisa Golding Granado at Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Hazlet April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to focus on the effects of alcoholism and all of the related issues.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Jeremy Miller alcohol abuse: 'Growing Pains' star opens up

Jeremy Miller talks about his alcohol abuse in a new interview, and credits his addiction for ruining his life, Web Pro News reported on April 15. The former "Growing Pains" star revealed his alcohol problem started after he finished the hit sitcom in the 1990's.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Addiction's Consequences on Friends and Family: Recovering Together

Addiction is a family illness. Much of the rehabilitation work falls on the addict's shoulders, but family members can support recovery by moving out of the co-dependency cycle.

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

Newsday

Homeless housing scheme 'a success'

The new support model is based on the theory that people are better positioned to recover from addiction if they are provided with the security of their own home, along with adequate support.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mental Nurse

Sober Living: Getting More than Just Sobriety

Many people on the path of getting sober and who have even been sober for a while might easily get stuck in a pattern, a comfort zone that keeps life revolving in the same old circles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Coffee linked to lower risk of liver cancer, cirrhosis

Angelenos who consider coffee as one of their major food groups can add one more scientific study to their "amazing things about coffee" or "no, coffee won't kill me" lists.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Medicine

CBS News

Drunken monkeys: Does alcoholism have an evolutionary basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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