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45 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Proposed treatment house facing opposition

Recovery Maine is seeking town approval to convert a vacant Main Street rental property into transitional housing for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Medicine, Health, York County, ME, North Berwick, ME

5 hrs ago | KNDU

Age to Buy Tobacco in Washington Could Go Up to 21

The King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Board wants 21 to be the minimum age to buy tobacco in Washington.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

5 hrs ago | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Age to buy tobacco in Wash. state could go up to 21

The King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Board is asking the Legislature to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco in Washington state from 18 to 21. Board Chairman Pat Godfrey tells KOMO News that the legal age for buying alcohol and marijuana is 21, so a substance as harmful as tobacco should have the same age restriction.


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

9 hrs ago | Fortune

The history of 'Palcohol': This isn't the first powdered booze

Mark Phillips' plan to market Palcohol, a powdered form of booze, is just the latest in a long string of such efforts.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

City Council OKs zoning for Uptown rehab center

Toledo City Council voted 11-0 Tuesday in favor of zoning changes and a special-use permit that will allow Zepf Center to operate a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in a vacant nursing home.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Toledo, OH, Lucas County, OH

17 hrs ago | Express India

Alcoholism makes muscles weaker: study

Summary Alcoholism saps muscle strength by robbing mitochondria - the powerhouse of cells - of its ability to self-repair, a new study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Alcoholism Weakens Muscle Strength?

New findings show mitochondrial repair may be to blame for muscle weakness in mitochondrial diseases and in long-time alcoholics.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Seeking help with alcoholism and PTSD

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.


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

Chicago Sun-Times

Advocate Lutheran General hosts Suppelsa talk on alcoholism

Mark Suppelsa, WGN evening news anchor and investigative reporter, spoke on alchoholism and its treatment at Advocate Lutheran General in Park Ridge on April 17. "Sneaky, quiet" and "isolated" would not be most people's words to describe Mark Suppelsa, WGN evening news anchor and investigative reporter.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Park Ridge, IL, Sports

Psychology Today

New Hope for Treating Depression and Alcoholism

Alcoholism and depression are the right and left hands of a heartbreaking condition that often includes both.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

New editions of alcoholism recovery book "Phoenix in a Bottle" are published

The ground-breaking book on recovery from alcoholism "Phoenix in a Bottle" by Lilian and Murdoch MacDonald from Ayrshire, Scotland has been re-published in new paperback and e-book editions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science, Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA


Three Pros and Cons of Investing in BioCoRx, Inc.

Many are probably adamant in investing in biotech these days, especially after the sell-off in late March.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Financial Markets, Health, Medicine


Michael Le Vell completes rehab stay

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has returned home after spending three weeks in a rehabilitation facility to deal with his personal problems.


Related Topix: Michael Le Vell, Medicine, Health

Barnsley Chronicle

Barnsley Churches Drugs Project, on John Street

A CHARITY which helps the homeless and those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction faces an uncertain future, the chairman has warned.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Medicine, Health

National Public Radio

Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

A little over a year ago, singer-songwriter Jason Molina died at 39 due to complications from alcohol addiction .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Indie

Mon Apr 21, 2014

$300K grant helps fund treatment center

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A proposed residential treatment center for alcohol and drug addiction in Findlay won a $300,000 state grant Monday, enabling it to open in January 2015.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Findlay, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Hancock County, OH, Bowling Green, OH, Medicine

International Business Times

Lindsay Lohan Cries Over Leaked Sex List: 'It's Not Only Humiliating, but just mean'

The troubled actress has been embroiled in countless controversies that have dampened her reputation as an artist.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine

Auburn Reporter

King County group wants tobacco age raised to 21 in state

A King County citizens board wants the Legislature to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase to 21 from 18. Looking to reduce tobacco use among youth, the King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board recently voted to approve a resolution to change the legal age of tobacco purchase in Washington State, according to a media ... (more)


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Medicine, Marijuana, Smoking

Medical Daily

Alcoholism Treatment? Anti-Seizure Drug, Ezogabine, Cuts Alcohol Intake In Rat Model

Photo Courtesy of a href="">Shutterstock New research shows that an anti-seizure drug may help alcoholics drink less, providing a possible new prevention strategy against one of the nation's most ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Shutterstock, Boston University

Seabrook Alcoholism Helpline Takes Steps to Improve the Lives of Addicts

How do you help someone who desperately needs help with a serious drug and alcohol substance abuse? Put them in touch with a legitimate addiction rehab facility, that's how! The Seabrook Alcoholism Treatment Helpline was established for those in Seabrook, TX who had nowhere else to turn in their battle against addition.


Related Topix: Seabrook, TX, Medicine, Health