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27 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

After spending an estimated $16 million this fiscal year on Sovaldi, which holds promise for a cure for the liver-damaging disease, the state agency headed by Julie Hamos approved the restrictions July 10. The rules limit the drug to sicker patients and bar it for anyone with a recent history of drug or alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hepatitis, Medicine, Northwestern University, Rush University

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

TCM's Summer Under the Stars back in August

Watch a short video biography about Judy Garland's life, including her early years at MGM, her roles in "The Wizard of Oz" and "A Star is Born," her battle with drug and alcohol addiction, and her death in June, 1969.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Health, Medicine, Recreational Vehicle, Award

7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in her car...

According to reports, Jessica Barrymore was found surrounded by 'dozens of white pills' and slumped behind the wheel of her car.

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

10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Dirty-faced drunk poses for mug shot after allegedly vandalizing door in Fla. Burger King

It is not known how Jamie Henson's became so dirty and the arresting officer noted that 'no force' was used to detain him.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food, Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Gene linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, alcoholism key to new mental illness drug

A recent study confirming a gene linked to increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism is expected to drive the development of a new drug for treating mental illness.

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

11 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Online shopping while drinking can lead to unexpected purchases.

Anyone who has browsed the Internet after a couple glasses of wine knows booze and shopping can potentially be a dangerous mix.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Heavy Drinkers Prone to Memory Problems Later in Life

People who have a history of drinking problems by the time they are middle-aged are more than twice as likely to exhibit memory problems in later life as those who don't, according to a study that followed 6,500 Americans for two decades.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Duke University

National Ledger

Demi Lovato Boyfriend 2014 - Who's She Dating Now?

Who is Demi Lovato's boyfriend in 2014, is the pop star even dating? Demi is certainly thinking about it, and Lovato recently remarked she will only date someone mature enough to deal with her emotional complexities.

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Related Topix: Demi Lovato, Dance, Pop/Rock, Medicine, Health

Messenger Newspapers

Middle-age drinking 'hits memory'

Scientists questioned 6,542 American middle-adults about their past alcohol consumption and assessed their mental abilities over a period of eight years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newsday

Middle-aged drinking 'impairs memory'

A US study found men and women in their 50s and 60s with a history of alcohol abuse were more likely to have memory problems up to two decades later.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Geriatric Medicine

Health.com

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Dieting at a young age might set the stage for harmful health habits, including eating disorders, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Health, Psychology, Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Best of New Orleans

'Sober in New Orleans': Some reader reactions

Our cover story this week, Jules Bentley's essay on "Sober in New Orleans," created an immediate and passionate reaction - both pro and con.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Twitter, Medicine, Health

ABC News

11 Foods That Make You Hungrier

Feeling hungry? You should eat. But what if the foods you're eating actually make you hungrier than you were before you dug in? "Hunger is a result of many complex interactions that occur in the stomach, intestines, brain, pancreas, and bloodstream," says weight-loss specialist and board-certified internist Sue Decotiis, MD.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Fruits, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Independent

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite - Britain as others see us

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

E! Online

Dozens Treated for Alcohol-Related Illnesses at Keith Urban Concert in Massachusetts

Authorities say more than several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses after the country crooner's Saturday night show in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Mansfield, MA, Medicine, Health

Daily Mail

Reckitt Benckiser to spin off its Pharma division

Durex condoms owner Reckitt Benckiser is to float its drug division on the London stock market in the coming 12 months as part of its larger strategy to focus on consumer health and hygiene products.

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Related Topix: Reckitt Benckiser, Household Products, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Texas researchers discover 'mutant worms' that could lead to new alcoholism drug

Experts at the University of Texas at Austin have developed mutant worms that "can't get drunk" and are believed to have the potential for the development of a new form of treatment for thousands of alcoholics in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Texas at Austin, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Demi Lovato only dates mature men

The 21-year-old singer - who has battled drug and alcohol addiction and an eating disorder in the past - will only allow herself to be in a relationship with someone who can help her manage her mental health.

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Related Topix: Demi Lovato, Dance, Pop/Rock, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Monitor

Small steps, giant leaps

Never give up on yourself and never give up on anyone because anytime they can get their breakthrough as long as they still have the breath of life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

TwinCities

Where to find help with drug and alcohol addiction in St. Paul

Alcoholics Anonymous is a program that tries to help people stop drinking or using drugs and to improve their lives in general.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Medicine, Health

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