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18 min ago | Newindpress

A Unique Way to Make Alcoholics Quit Drinking

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Johnson K Mangalam does not conform to norms. So is his brainchild 'Punarjani- De-addiction Centre'.

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4 hrs ago | The Advertiser News (North)

Grammy-nominated artist Beth Hart to perform

Grammy-nominated artist Beth Hart will bring her sultry, jazzy, rockin' sound to the Newton Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. The story of Beth Hart is one of extreme highs and extreme lows. In the late 90s, Beth was on the cusp of a promising music career, signed to a major U.S. label, national television bookings, hit singles, and great press, but her career careened off the tracks at its peak due to her drug and alcohol addiction.

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6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

I'm personally not a suicidal drunk, says Aditya Roy Kapur

Renowned for his portrayal of drunk character, Aditya Roy Kapur has revealed that he is personally not "a suicidal drunk" kind of a person. Speaking about his performance in 'Aashiqui 2', the 28-year-old star admitted that he has been in love and around people who are heavy drinkers and has even come across people who are the real 'Jekyll and Hyde', so he took up the role as he could pick out things from people and experiences he has encountered, the Express Tribune reported.

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10 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

Recovery Day

Now nearly three years sober, she recognizes her recovery from alcohol addiction every day when she looks in the mirror and sees she is the person she wants to be. Maydo will be sharing her story Saturday at Prince Arthur's Landing during the city's first Recovery Day event.

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15 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Bromsgrove woman gave thousands to charity before suicide

Michelle Kingham, who suffered from mental health issues and alcoholism, took her own life on July 30 but had been generously giving away her money to 23 worthy causes beforehand. Geraint Williams, senior Worcestershire coroner, concluded at the Stourport inquest yesterday, , that the cause of the 54-year-old's death was suicide.

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19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Perception of favoritism linked to drug use in certain families

Before you revive the debate about which sibling in your family is the favorite, you'll want to know what the latest research shows. Brigham Young University professor Alex Jensen analyzed 282 families with teenage siblings for a study that appears in the Journal of Family Psychology.

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19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Guidelines recommending avoidance of high-dose opioid prescribing not being adhered to

High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 per cent in Canada between 2006 and 2011, despite clinical guidelines recommending that most patients should avoid high-doses of these drugs, according to new research. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences found that rates of high-dose opioid dispensing across Canada increased from 781 units per 1,000 people in 2006 to 961 units per 1,000 people in 2011.

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20 hrs ago | Music-News.com

Demi's farty fans

The 22-year-old singer started her Demi World Tour on September 6 and will travel through the US and Canada before finishing in New York City on October 27. "Just finished a meet and greet. Someone legitimately got nervous and farted on me.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

New Center in Columbia to Research Alcohol, Drug Disorders

The University of Maryland cut the ribbon Sept. 12 at Columbia's Clinical Neurobehavioral Center, which will conduct clinical trials in collaboration with researchers from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism .

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PMFM 92.9FM

Robin Thicke Opens Up About Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Robin Thicke has had a tough time mirroring the success of his 2013 hit Blurred Lines , and now he's made shocking admissions of his problems with drugs and alcohol. Thicke is currently caught up in a nasty legal battle with Marvin Gaye's family over claims that he, Pharrell Williams and T.I. ripped off his classic Got To Give It Up .

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Zap2it.com

'Blurred Lines' deposition: Robin Thicke admits to drug abuse while making hit song

Turns out the "Blurred Lines" drama isn't even close to being over. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Robin Thicke admitted to drug and alcohol abuse and revealed that he didn't really write his hit song in 2013.

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Mirror.co.uk

Skint Paul Gascoigne selling signed photos on eBay for just A 20 a time

The troubled football legend has endured a string of financial and alcohol-related problems and has moved out of his flat in Sandbanks, Dorset The footie legend, 47, has faced a string of problems recently, amid fears his alcoholism has spiralled out of control. And despite once being worth a reported 14million, the ex-Spurs and Newcastle ace - who avoided bankruptcy in 2008 - is now drumming up cash.

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The Toronto Star

Mayor Rob Ford's rehab clinic also does cancer detection

The medical clinic where Rob Ford received treatment for drug and alcohol addiction has a subsidiary that specialized in detection of pre-cancer problems, corporate documents show. GreeneStone Healthcare 's financial documents show it has received as much as $1.8 million in revenue annually to do colonoscopy and other medical detective work in recent years, with much of that money coming from the provincial health insurance plan.

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Medical News Today

Culturally appropriate HIV prevention interventions needed for Puerto Ricans who inject drugs

Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort across these locations as an important component in efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic Higher HIV risk behaviors and prevalence have been reported among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs since early in the HIV epidemic. Now that HIV prevention and treatment advances have reduced HIV among PWID in the US, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined HIV-related data for PRPWID in Puerto Rico and Northeastern US to assess whether disparities among PRPWID continue.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Rico, CO, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, New York University

The Drinks Business

US spends $3.2m on 'drunk monkey' project

A US government research body is spending US$3.3 million of taxpayers' money getting monkeys to drink excessive amounts of alcohol to test its effect on body tissue. The US National Institutes of Health is currently funding an experiment testing the effects of alcohol on monkeys, according to reports by The Washington Post, at the Oregon Health & Science University.

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Medical News Today

Hepatitis C rates drop in Sydney's injecting drug users

The incidence of hepatitis C among Sydney's injecting drug users appears to have dropped over the past decade, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia . Data were analysed from 129 participants from three Sydney regions who were aged 16 years or older, tested hepatitis C virus antibody or RNA negative, and had injected drugs in the past 12 months, enrolled between November 2008 and October 2011.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Los Gatos Doctor Plays Important Role in Medical Conference

Los Gatos Health and Wellness reports that Dr. Suma Singh was chosen as an expert physician to serve on the conference planning committee for the prestigious 2014 California Society of Addiction Medicine Review Course. Dr. Singh, Los Gatos Health and Wellness' doctor and owner, was closely involved in developing the recent 2014 California Society of Addiction Medicine Review Course and American Board of Addiction Medicine Certification Exam Preparation Track, as a specialist physician serving on the conference planning committee.

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Jerusalem Post

Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in London, commemorating late singer's birthday

Custom-made bronze memorial sculpture unveiled in the songstress' home-town on September 14th - what would have been the Rehab singer's 31st birthday. A life-size statue of the late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse now stands erect at the bustling Stables Market in north London's Camden neighborhood.

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Switched

Paul Ryan, Chuck Todd Discuss Shared Experience Of Losing Alcoholic Fathers

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan speaks during a press conference at the Union League Club of Chicago, August 21, 2014. During a Sunday "Meet the Press" appearance, Rep. Paul Ryan opened up about what it was like to lose his alcoholic father at a young age -- an experience he had in common with host Chuck Todd, whose own alcoholic father died when he was 16. Todd told Ryan that it had taken him a long time to come to terms with his father's alcoholism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Immigration Reform, Medicine, Health, Tom Price, Devin Nunes, Kevin Brady

National Ledger

Stars Who Came Out - Glee Actor Cheyenne Jackson Marries Boyfriend Jason Landau

Stars Who Came Out - Glee Actor Cheyenne Jackson married his boyfriend Jason Landau this weekend in California. The 'Glee' actor tied the knot with his partner Jason Landau yesterday at a private estate in Encino, California and the wedding has been described as ''a new beginning'' for the happy couple.

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