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3 hrs ago |

The Sobriety :60 spotlights alcohol's role in eight cancers

The Sobriety :60 features a minute on alcohol-related health issues. The third episode examines alcohol as a carcinogen.


Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago |

Medicaid Loophole Examined

The substance abuse community in Illinois is hopeful the Quinn Administration has gotten it right, aligning the Affordable Care Act with existing policy with a 40-year-old anti-warehousing law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014


With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health


Recovery Meetings

Are there any recovery meetings in Santa Barbara that are not 12 step programs? It would be for drug and alcohol addiction.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Alcohol research receives nearly $2M in funding

The National Institutes of Health have awarded Alex Dopico , chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center , a $1.85 million grant to fund his research into the effects of alcohol on the brain.


Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Health

The Georgetown Times

Around the Community

DIABETES SUPPORt: Waccamaw Community Hospital first floor classroom at 1:30 p.m. Information at 652-1281 or 652-1638.


Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Georgetown County, SC, Georgetown, SC, Pawleys Island, SC, Medicine, Health

Express India

Alcoholism: Gene may put you at greater risk

A former DMK MLA has filed a plea in Madras High Court seeking restoration of football ground in a stadium in Cuddalore... Researchers suspect that Nf1 gene might be relevant to alcohol-related activity in a specific area of the brain.


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

The Telegraph

Kerala cabinet ratifies bar ban, but clubs and beer parlours get a breather

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 : Kerala's cabinet on Wednesday ratified the state government's new liquor policy under which all bars attached to hotels below the five-star category will be closed down as part of a plan to reduce availability of liquor and so alcoholism.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Community Corrections opens farmers market

Larimer County Community Corrections has started a farmers market, open at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at 2255 Midpoint Drive in Fort Collins.


Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Vegetables


Lawsuits: Soju Makers in Korea Sued for Encouraging Alcoholism

A group of self-described " soju addicts " have filed suit against two of Korea's largest producers of the distilled beverage, arguing that "we have become alcoholics because they failed to warn the dangers of alcohol ."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Medicine

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Restaurant Management