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51 min ago | Medical Daily

Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells? This Grandfather Allegedly Cured...

Cancer can evolve into a disease so debilitating that it quickly overcomes the immune system and numbers a patient's days, if untreatable.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Marijuana, Drugs, Liver Cancer

5 hrs ago |

Doctor driving four times limit gets A 70k

AN NHS doctor sacked after he was caught driving to work while nearly four times the drink limit is set to receive more than 70,000 in compensation for unfair dismissal.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News, iPhone

9 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Johnny Depp Hides His Alcohol Abuse and Self-Destructive Partying...

Johnny Depp Hides His Alcohol Abuse and Self-Destructive Partying Ways From Fiancee Amber Heard - In For A Rude Awakening! The media makes it sound like Amber Heard managed to pull Johnny Depp out of his mid-life crisis, but Johnny's clearly still in a funk.


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

11 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Selena Gomez and New Boyfriend, Tommy Chiabra, In St. Tropez -...

After dating someone so immature for so many years, I suppose it was just a matter of time before Selena Gomez went the exact opposite direction and ended up with an older businessman.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | The News Journal

Keith Urban delivers hits at Delaware State Fair return

Keith Urban delivers hits at Delaware State Fair return On Tuesday night, the country star performed his first Delaware State Fair show since 2003.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Australia, 9, Medicine, Health, Willie Nelson

17 hrs ago | KSMG-FM San Antonio

#Trends On Tens: John Travolta's Male Ex ...

John Travolta lost a court case recently, which means the judge is allowing for John's former employee Douglas Gotterba to write a tell-all book claiming that he and John were secret lovers.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago |

Two Questions to Predict Alcoholism: They Can Save the Life of Your Loved Ones

A study published in the British Journal of General Practice revealed that drinking problems , which often go unnoticed in primary care, can be identified by asking patients two simple questions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

21 hrs ago | The Daily News

UTHSC Awarded $3.1 Million in Federal Grants

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Tennessee Health Science Center nine federal grants totaling more than $3.1 million for a variety of programs and research projects.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Film Threat


Directed by Phillip Hughes Written by Scott Bryan Starring Scott Bryan, Ryan Jason Cook, Daniel T. Cornish, Jenn Daugherty, Elizabeth Kofford, Christy Lopez, Rebekah Wiggins, Jason Witter A man experiences one of the strangest weeks of his life after his girlfriend dumps him due to his nonstop drinking.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

International Business Times

'Good Will Hunting' Actor Robin Williams Checks into Rehab to Maintain Sobriety

Cans of Suntory Holdings' "Strong Zero Dry" vodka tonic are displayed with other ready-to-drink cans of alcohol as a man shops at a supermarket in Tokyo June 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Health

San Jose Mercury News

A Buddhist pathway to freedom from addiction

Addiction is one of the most bedeviling and ruinous torments of the human experience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Medical Daily

Genetic Mutation Found In 1 Of Every 200 People Linked To Alcoholism, ...

People with a GRM3 gene mutation are two to three times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence and nearly three times more likely to develop bipolar disorder.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

Defining alcoholism

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, there are approximately 88,000 deaths attributable to excessive alcohol use each year in the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Shia LaBeouf -- I'm Sober Now, And Brad Pitt Is Helping Me

Shia LaBeouf has a dangerous addiction to the bottle ... and Brad Pitt may be the cure.


Related Topix: Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Celebrities, Shia LaBeouf, Medicine, Health

5 Approaches to Health That Will Hurt You

NEW YORK -- Our health as a nation may be improving thanks to passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but that's the big picture.


Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Health, Thyroid (generic), Armour Thyroid

'Henrietta Rose' About Alcoholic Recovery is Released

Inspired by the author's personal recovery from alcoholism , the new novel "Henrietta Rose" by Barbara de la Cuesta tells the story of a young woman whose addiction and recovery bring about major life changes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Media, iUniverse

The Town Talk

Roach: Alcohol abuse can inhibit sexual function

Dear Dr. Roach: Please enlighten your readers about too much alcohol causing impotence.


Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Rare gene could increase risk of schizophrenia, alcoholism and bipolar

A new study carried out by scientists from University College London in the UK has reported on the discovery of a rare gene variant found in about 1 in every 200 people that could increase the risk of developing alcohol dependence, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.


Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

BBC News

Belfast remembers

A number of people attended the event in south Belfast to remember friends and family who had lost their lives to a form of addiction On 21 July each year, people throughout the world come together to remember those who have lost their lives through drugs or alcohol addiction.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Medical implant curbs withdrawal in recovering addicts

A new approach to battling addiction that could potentially save lives. It's an implantable drug that makes it easier to quit by reducing or eliminating the cravings.


Related Topix: Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Medicine, Health, Seattle, WA