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19 min ago | The Town Talk

Roach: Alcohol abuse can inhibit sexual function

Dear Dr. Roach: Please enlighten your readers about too much alcohol causing impotence.

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Related Topix: Health

1 hr ago | Medical News Today

Rare gene could increase risk of schizophrenia, alcoholism and bipolar

A new study carried out by scientists from University College London in the UK has reported on the discovery of a rare gene variant found in about 1 in every 200 people that could increase the risk of developing alcohol dependence, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

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Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

2 hrs ago | BBC News

Belfast remembers

A number of people attended the event in south Belfast to remember friends and family who had lost their lives to a form of addiction On 21 July each year, people throughout the world come together to remember those who have lost their lives through drugs or alcohol addiction.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Medical implant curbs withdrawal in recovering addicts

A new approach to battling addiction that could potentially save lives. It's an implantable drug that makes it easier to quit by reducing or eliminating the cravings.

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Related Topix: Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Medicine, Health, Seattle, WA

Mental Help Net

Text Message + Feedback Alcohol Intervention Beneficial

For patients discharged from the emergency department with a history of hazardous alcohol use, a short message service assessment and feedback intervention is beneficial, according to a study published online July 9 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

SFGate

Cameron Diaz cuts short interview over Drew Barrymore jibes

Cameron Diaz ranted at an Australian radio host and ended the interview early after the host made comments about her friend Drew Barrymore's past drug problems.

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Medical News Today

NIH system to monitor emerging drug trends

An innovative National Drug Early Warning System is being developed to monitor emerging trends that will help health experts respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds.

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

Medical News Today

Access to substance abuse treatment influences the utilization of...

Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, African-American, Health Insurance

Examiner.com

'Good Will Hunting' actor Robin Williams checks into rehab to maintain sobriety

Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams has checked himself into a Minnesota rehab early this month to maintain his sobriety, various media outlets reported.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mashable

Energy Drinks Mixed With Alcohol Make You Want to Drink More: Study

A new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research says consuming alcoholic beverages mixed with energy drinks could increase the urge to drink.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Pacific Daily News

Families camp out ahead of parade

Traffic into Paseo Loop, Skinner Plaza and surrounding roads will be closed beginning at 3 a.m. Drivers can use Routes 6 and 7 as alternative routes Dorothy Mansapit, 47, of Dededo said her grandparents started the tradition of camping out along the road many years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Advocate-News

Homeless shelter closes in Ukiah

The Buddy Eller Center has served the homeless population in Ukiah since 2003. The shelter closed June 30. ADAM RANDALL UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL Today, the Brush Street location sits empty.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Medicine, Health

Fife Now

Widespread exposure to drink at Games

Counselling service bosses dealing with alcohol dependency in Fife reckon the Commonwealth Games present a dilemma over young people's exposure to drink.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Los Angeles Times

Carlsbad fire didn't cause man's death, coroner rules

The person found dead during the Poinsettia fire in Carlsbad in May had died of natural causes, not as a result of the fire, the county medical examiner has concluded.

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Related Topix: Fire, Carlsbad, CA, Medicine, Health

ABC News

PHOTO: Common clues that youre drinking too much and what to do about it.

Actors Shia LaBeouf and Robin Williams both recently announced that they're seeking treatment for alcoholism: LaBeouf as an outpatient following an outburst in a New York City theater and Williams in a rehab facility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Theater, Arts, University of Texas at Austin

Metro

NEWBlogEastEnders: Why I'm not happy Jake Stone is leaving

It's confession time. I am deeply snobby about Hollyoaks. So when I heard that former Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas had been cast in my beloved EastEnders as Jake Stone, I wasn't that excited.

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Related Topix: Jamie Lomas, Medicine, Health

EDGE

Summer Anthems of 2014: Which Song Epitomizes the Season for You?

Last year people were dancing the summer away to Icona Pop, because they didn't care and they loved it, and Cher, because she was telling the truth about it being a woman's world.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Icona Pop, Celebrities, Dance, Cher, Hip-Hop, Health, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KIMT

Alcohol and energy drinks may keep you drinking

KIMT News 3 - It's a common combination you may hear about, but a recent study is showing the drinks may keep you drinking more.

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Medical Daily

Fish Oil May Benefit Alcoholics By Reducing Risk Of Brain Cell Loss And Dementia

Fish oil has been touted in the past for its various health benefits, and now researchers also believe that it can have a positive effect on alcoholics.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Health, DHA

Medical News Today

Can fish oil protect against brain damage caused by alcohol abuse?

According to a new study in PLOS ONE , omega-3 fish oil could protect against damage to the brain caused by alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Medicine, Health, Loyola University Chicago, DHA

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