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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Community Corrections opens farmers market

Larimer County Community Corrections has started a farmers market, open at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at 2255 Midpoint Drive in Fort Collins.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Vegetables

Eater

Lawsuits: Soju Makers in Korea Sued for Encouraging Alcoholism

A group of self-described " soju addicts " have filed suit against two of Korea's largest producers of the distilled beverage, arguing that "we have become alcoholics because they failed to warn the dangers of alcohol ."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Patients Suffering Inflammatory Pain May Have New Medication Without Addiction Consequences

Pain medication can be highly addictive but the other choices are to suffer through the pain, or use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that may increase risk for cardiovascular disease or internal bleeding.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Medicine

KTOO-TV Juneau

Celebrating recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Dusty Dumont and Kara Nelson jump to celebrate a dunk tank bull's-eye at a recent Juneau Recovery Fest event.

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

WWBN-FM Burton

Beer Company Introduces the 99 Pack, Because 24 Packs Are for Functioning Alcoholics [VIDEO]

Kiss that mid-weekend trip to the beer store goodbye because some magnificent bastard at Austin Beerworks came up with the idea of the 99 pack, which will not only change the way you buy beer, but also what you drive to the store.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Straits Times

Broth to close next month for chef-owner Steven Hansen to deal with alcohol addiction

Australian restaurant Broth was one of the first few restaurants to open in Duxton Hill in 2001, way before the area became a dining destination.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Kiama Independent

Aussies are bigger boozers than the Brits, but Belarus tops the list

We drink to survive screaming children at first birthday parties, to celebrate wins and commiserate losses and to toast important milestones like the middle of the week, the strike of midday and breakfast.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

She Knows

Scott Disick confesses to health "ups and downs"

Scott Disick's alcohol struggles have played out in the public eye and that's the perfect reason his recovery and quest for good health ought to, too.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entertainment

Medical Daily

Why Alcohol Abuse Is Associated With Bad Flu Bouts: Study Explains...

For individuals with long-term drinking problems, lung infections tend to be the worst outcome compared to those without a history of alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Influenza, University of Iowa

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

15 Finds Out: A need for help on the riverfront

Downtown and potential riverfront development have been the focal point of Fort Wayne's recent positive momentum.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Health, Non-Profit

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