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1 hr ago | Cape Cod Times

Mother launches Cape Nar-Anon group

For years Linda was going just as crazy trying to fix her son as he was trying to get his next fix, she says.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Drugs, South Yarmouth, MA, West Yarmouth, MA

4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

'I blacked out from drinking. a I wasn't a good parent'

Yumiko Miyata started drinking when she was 15. She was an inherently shy girl and found that alcohol helped her make friends.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Beer, Drink

8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Paul Gascoigne is planning a movie charting his glittering career and outrageous antics

Former England star Gazza - who was released from hospital last week after another booze binge - is in talks with a number of companies over the biopic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

Minnesota tribe fights resort over liquor license

County commissioners will vote next week on whether to allow liquor sales at Roger's Resort, Minnesota Public Radio reported .

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Related Topix: Beltrami County, MN, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | The Straits Times

US singer Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to ecstasy charge

Grammy-winning US singer Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to a charge of giving a woman ecstasy before going back to her hotel, but insisted he was innocent.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Marijuana compound shows promise for treating Alzheimer's disease in preclinical study

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease , a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alzheimer's, Health, Marijuana, University of South Florida

19 hrs ago | Outlook

The Bar Is Closed

With Kerala again springing the prohibition bogey, a look at how the great liquor ban story has played out in India In those dark and airless caverns with neon 'BAR' signs that dot Kerala's landscape, visitors are known to enjoy songs and jokes as much as their drinks.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

22 hrs ago | Medical News Today

App distinguishes real from fake tremors in alcohol withdrawal patients

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a potentially life-threatening situation that can be easily treated with a class of sedatives called benzodiazepine drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WBNS

Ohio State University Opens New Alcohol And Drug Resource Center

Binge drinking, pill popping, and recreational drug use continues to be a major problem among college students, but OSU is hoping to break that trend.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Medicine, Health

WTVF Nashville

Prescription Drug Abuse Tops Alcohol Abuse In Tennessee

More people die from abusing prescription medication than they do on our state's highways.

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

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Jewish addicts and alcoholics wanted

"If you are feeling isolated and hopeless, this is the place for you," said Sara Levine, executive director of the organization in a prepared statement.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Milltown, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ

University Business

National fraternity organization to study hazing, alcohol, sexual violence

A national fraternity organization this week finalized three presidential committees to study hazing, alcohol abuse and sexual violence among college students in fraternities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Virginia

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Health

RiverBender.com

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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health

Edhat

Recovery Meetings

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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