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3 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Patients Suffering Inflammatory Pain May Have New Medication Without Addiction Consequences

Pain medication can be highly addictive but the other choices are to suffer through the pain, or use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that may increase risk for cardiovascular disease or internal bleeding.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Medicine

5 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Celebrating recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Dusty Dumont and Kara Nelson jump to celebrate a dunk tank bull's-eye at a recent Juneau Recovery Fest event.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Juneau, AK, Douglas, AK

7 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton

Beer Company Introduces the 99 Pack, Because 24 Packs Are for Functioning Alcoholics [VIDEO]

Kiss that mid-weekend trip to the beer store goodbye because some magnificent bastard at Austin Beerworks came up with the idea of the 99 pack, which will not only change the way you buy beer, but also what you drive to the store.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Broth to close next month for chef-owner Steven Hansen to deal with alcohol addiction

Australian restaurant Broth was one of the first few restaurants to open in Duxton Hill in 2001, way before the area became a dining destination.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

Aussies are bigger boozers than the Brits, but Belarus tops the list

We drink to survive screaming children at first birthday parties, to celebrate wins and commiserate losses and to toast important milestones like the middle of the week, the strike of midday and breakfast.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

She Knows

Scott Disick confesses to health "ups and downs"

Scott Disick's alcohol struggles have played out in the public eye and that's the perfect reason his recovery and quest for good health ought to, too.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entertainment

Medical Daily

Why Alcohol Abuse Is Associated With Bad Flu Bouts: Study Explains...

For individuals with long-term drinking problems, lung infections tend to be the worst outcome compared to those without a history of alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Influenza, University of Iowa

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

15 Finds Out: A need for help on the riverfront

Downtown and potential riverfront development have been the focal point of Fort Wayne's recent positive momentum.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Health, Non-Profit

PhysOrg Weblog

Alcoholics have an abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus

It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, University of Iowa, Iowa, Infectious Diseases, Pneumonia

Mission Local

French-Tunisian Bistro Readies to Open

On a recent morning Vincent Laforge and his son Joseph biked down to the Mission from their house in Dolores Heights to finish work inside the Bistro L'Aviateur that will open on September 1st.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Restaurant Management

Switched

What Hangovers Have To Do With Your Genes

Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins in Australia suggests.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health, University of Missouri

Medical News Today

Rule of thumb can help you to control how much you drink

Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CiteULike

A Comparison of Children Affected by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and...

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research , Vol. 21, No. 1. , pp. 150-161, doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.1997.tb03743.x Behavioral deficits are often noted in children with fetal alcohol syndrome and other individuals with prenatal alcohol exposure, including mental retardation, learning problems, social problems, and deficits in attention.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD, Hillsdale, NJ

Medical News Today

Lower opioid overdose death rates associated with state medical marijuana laws

States that implemented medical marijuana laws appear to have lower annual opioid analgesic overdoses death rates than states without such laws although the reason why is not clear.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Why the 'hair of the dog' really works

The "hair of the dog" could really be the best hangover cure, according to a new book examining the science of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Norwalk Citizen News

New app helps addicts stay in recovery

He's been sober for five months, but a return to destructive behavior is always one bad decision away.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Non-Profit, Drugs, Medicine, Health

Digital Game Developer

Validated Assessment and Brain Training Exercises Lead to Gains in Brain Runction

Brain Resource is a new company that has applied cutting edge brain technology to the addiction treatment- New technology has the potential to transform our lives, and nowhere is this more true than in the field of addiction treatment and recovery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WKOW-TV

Alcohol detection bracelets to be used in Outagamie Co.

Post-Crescent Media reports the county received a $14,000 grant through two community foundations to buy five bracelets that detect alcohol levels through the wearer's skin.

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Related Topix: Outagamie County, WI, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Women who read Fifty Shades 'more likely to have unhealthy behaviors'

"Mr. Grey will see you now." Just these words are likely to send many women into a frenzy.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Fine drunks who abuse A&E staff A 50, says minister: He wants spot...

Fine drunks who abuse A&E staff A 50, says minister: He wants spot penalties to end 'hospital war zones' Those who 'gratuitously' consume too much alcohol, especially at the weekends, are putting a 'huge' burden on hospitals according to the senior Liberal Democrat.

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Related Topix: Health

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