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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.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Film Threat

DRUNK.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

TMZ.com

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.

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

TheStreet.com

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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Mental Help Net

Text Message + Feedback Alcohol Intervention Beneficial

For patients discharged from the emergency department with a history of hazardous alcohol use, a short message service assessment and feedback intervention is beneficial, according to a study published online July 9 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

SFGate

Cameron Diaz cuts short interview over Drew Barrymore jibes

Cameron Diaz ranted at an Australian radio host and ended the interview early after the host made comments about her friend Drew Barrymore's past drug problems.

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Medical News Today

NIH system to monitor emerging drug trends

An innovative National Drug Early Warning System is being developed to monitor emerging trends that will help health experts respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds.

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

Medical News Today

Access to substance abuse treatment influences the utilization of...

Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, African-American, Health Insurance

Examiner.com

'Good Will Hunting' actor Robin Williams checks into rehab to maintain sobriety

Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams has checked himself into a Minnesota rehab early this month to maintain his sobriety, various media outlets reported.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mashable

Energy Drinks Mixed With Alcohol Make You Want to Drink More: Study

A new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research says consuming alcoholic beverages mixed with energy drinks could increase the urge to drink.

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Pacific Daily News

Families camp out ahead of parade

Traffic into Paseo Loop, Skinner Plaza and surrounding roads will be closed beginning at 3 a.m. Drivers can use Routes 6 and 7 as alternative routes Dorothy Mansapit, 47, of Dededo said her grandparents started the tradition of camping out along the road many years ago.

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