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The Real World of Rehab
I have just had my first experience as a rehab therapist at a tony Malibu facility.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tollner's comments at AHA dinner labelled 'extremist'
The Northern Territory Minister responsible for Liquor Licensing has come under fire for comments he made at the Australian Hotels Association dinner last night, with a leading advocate calling them 'borderline delusional, hysterical and extremist'. Mr Tollner gave a speech at last night's annual dinner, where he praised the AHA for their support ... (more)
Drunk Girl Pukes Up Father in Disgusting PSA
It's sort of expected drug-related PSAs will shock, disgust and make you squirm.
The Bachelorette's Meredith Phillips: I'm an Alcoholic
The Bachelorette isn't short on peddling breathtaking romantic fantasies, but for onetime star Meredith Phillips , life after all those rose ceremonies offered a hard dose of reality.
Tue May 21, 2013
Medical News Today
Self-Regulation Of Advertising By Beer-Industry, Code Violations
Main Category: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Also Included In: Public Health ; Pediatrics / Children's Health Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT In order to avoid exposing vulnerable groups such as children and young adults to alcohol advertising, industry groups have developed their own self-regulation guidelines.
Christine Quinn and the Healing Power of Honesty
On May 14th, 2013 the New York Times ran an article based on interviews with Christine Quinn, who is currently a candidate for Mayor of New York City.
Mon May 20, 2013
Heavy Drinking and Smoking Linked to Early Brain Aging
New research suggests chronic smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and increasing age are all associated with increased oxidative damage to brain tissue.
Sun May 19, 2013
Lindsay Lohan avoiding Mueller in rehab?
Los Angeles, May 19 : Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly avoiding Brooke Mueller, who wants to become her close friend, in a rehab.
Jack Osbourne: 'Dad Relapsed But He's Sober Now'
Jack Osbourne is playing down the drama surrounding his father Ozzy's recent relapse, insisting he was not surprised when the heavy rocker started boozing and using drugs again.
HIV Is No Barrier To Successful Liver Transplant For Cancer Treatment
As people infected with HIV live longer with antiretroviral drug therapy, more of them are developing hepatocellular carcinoma , which is particularly aggressive among this population.
Sat May 18, 2013
Detroit Free Press
John Carlisle: Church halts Marta's Fine Foods' bid for a liquor license
Oshtemo United Methodist Church says members objected to the restaurant's liquor license bid based on their beliefs.
Boozy in-laws demand cash
MY wife's parents have told us that we have to pay them 50 a week or they'll starve.
Mail on Sunday
Coffee is more than just a hangover pick-me-up as it also fights the effects of alcohol
Now new research shows that a mug of coffee can do more for a bleary-eyed reveller than simply lift a hangover.
International Business Times
Homeless Heavy Drinkers at Risk of Head Injuries by 400 Times the Average
A study has shown that homeless men who are heavy drinkers suffer 400 times more head injuries than the general population.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
States Expand Welfare Drug Testing
Governor Sam Brownback signed a law last month that requires drug screening for Kansas recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families .
Beer-industry advertising guidelines: Rating panels may help industry assess itself
Results indicate that a modified Delphi Technique may enhance the ability of regulatory agencies to monitor the content of alcohol-beverage advertising.
Individuals who drink heavily and smoke may show 'early aging' of the brain
A first-of-its-kind study looks at the interactive effects of smoking status and age on neurocognition in one-month-abstinent alcohol dependent individuals in treatment.
Inquest finds engineer died from alcohol abuse
An engineer from Southampton who was found slumped propped up over a kitchen counter died of prolonged alcohol abuse, an inquest heard.
Medical News Today
Marijuana Users Have 16 Percent Lower Fasting Insulin Levels Compared To Non-Users
Regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control, say investigators.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gauteng MEC withdraws alcohol ban bid
There is one thing that nearly led to the demise of the ANCYL and that also renders other political youth structures irrelevant, says Ace Moloi .