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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

Toronto mayor Ford orders 5 espressos in video

Famed DJ deadmau5 asked Rob Ford to go for a coffee run in his Ferrari and was jolted by the Toronto mayor's order: five espressos in one cup.

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4 hrs ago | The Independent

Jessica Barrymore: Drew Barrymore releases statement after her half sister is found dead

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8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Why not ban alcohol, tobacco, too?

The St. Charles City Council has refused to allow consideration for video poker approval for charitable causes because of the objections of two disgruntled aldermen who oppose even discussing it.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, St. Charles, IL, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

International Business Times

These 2 Questions Reveal if You Unwittingly Abuse Alcohol

Alcohol abuse is among the leading causes of death in the United States. While new treatments are being developed, the challenge lies in making more people aware that they are abusing alcohol and may need professional help.

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

KYTX-TV News

Health Alert: Hospital arrival time impacts treatment

A new study from the American Heart Association finds patients who went to the hospital during the evening or on weekends or holidays have a slightly higher risk of dying.

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WWWQ-FM Atlanta

How Zac Efron Knew He Needed to Go to Rehab

Last year Zac Efron quietly checked into rehab, though he didn't specify why. Now he's opening up a bit about the experience.

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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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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