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52 min ago | Swindon Advertiser

Join the Big Drink Debate

PEOPLE in Wiltshire are being asked to have their say on drinking alcohol and its impact by joining in the Big Drink Debate.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Medical News Today

Zoning regulations impact where marijuana dispensaries can locate

Municipal zoning regulations may push marijuana dispensaries into low income, minority areas, according to a study just released by the University of Colorado Denver.


Related Topix: Marijuana, University of Colorado Denver, Health

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Ace Frehley Blasts Gene Simmons' 'Ignorant' Comments on Depression

Ace Frehley has ripped his former Kiss bandmate Gene Simmons for alienating "just about everybody on the planet" with his recent comments on depression, suicide, alcoholism and poor people.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Medicine


23 Interesting Facts About Beer

Plus there will be over 20 Food Trucks and Local Restaurants at the park to make sure you fill your belly with more than just beer.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Medicine, Health, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, New Cumberland, PA, McGovern, PA


Gerard Way opens up about relapse into alcoholism before My Chemical Romance split

Gerard Way has revealed he relapsed into alcoholism after his former band My Chemical Romance released what would be their final album.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, My Chemical Romance, Medicine, Health

Medical News

VCU receives federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study genetics of alcohol abuse

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism - work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Pharmacology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Raw Story

Christian group attempts to link Robin Williams' rehab efforts...

A senior fellow at the conservative Family Research Council invoked comedian Robin Williams' past drug and alcohol addiction in a column defending so-called "ex-gay" therapy, Slate reported.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Medicine

Bangor Daily News

Rights panel finds housing agency discriminated against man suffering from alcoholism, PTSD

A Gray man with problems including post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism was discriminated against by the assisted living facility that evicted him last summer, the Maine Human Rights Commission unanimously decided earlier this month.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Maine

Medical News Today

Federal law to combat use of 'club drugs' may have done more harm than good

A federal law enacted to combat the use of "club drugs" such as Ecstasy - and today's variation known as Molly - has failed to reduce the drugs' popularity and, instead, has further endangered users by hampering the use of measures to protect them.


Related Topix: University of Delaware, Health

The Sassy Lawyer's Journal

Drink to live longer?

Reading health news is tricky. Although most quote from "research studies", no one really knows if the research is funded by an interested party and, hence, the results are predictable or, worse, pre-determined.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

News Observer

'Sober coaches' an option for aiding in recovery

In South Florida's booming recovery community and elsewhere, they can be available by phone or in-person 24 hours a day, helping people make the difficult transition from treatment center to everyday life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

Implicit priming of conflicting motivational orientations in heavy drinkers

BackgroundApproach and avoidance motivation for alcohol are relatively independent, and they operate in both automatic and controlled processes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arts, Literature

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

In New Book, Ryan Takes on Stubborn GOP Orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Medicine, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Entertainment

What You Should Know About Alcohol Rehabs And Their Treatment Procedures?

For most people, alcohol abuse means excessive drinking that leads to something that is certainly more than just a long hangover.


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

The Drinks Business

Alcohol tax could fund addicts' treatment

A think tank is urging the UK Government to put a new tax on alcohol to fund the treatment of drink and drug addicts.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

How do genes, gender and environment affect substance abuse?

Previous studies have shown that strong family ties can reduce the effect high-risk genes have on health - called the gene-environment interaction.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Health

York Press

Kilimanjaro climb in aid of addiction help charity

Andy Ryan, 38, the operational manager at national charity Changing Lives Addictions and Recovery Service in York, is set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world which stands at 19,341 feet above sea level.


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

ABC's Elizabeth Vargas Continues Struggle With Alcoholism, Enters Rehab For The Second Time

ABC anchor Elizabeth Vargas has gone back into rehab to continue her battle against alcohol addiction, she confirmed herself on Sunday.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Sun Aug 17, 2014


ABC News Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Returns To Rehab

ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Fox Interactive Media, Drugs

Brandon Sun

ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas says she's back in treatment facility for alcohol dependency

In this May 14, 2014, file photo, Elizabeth Vargas attends A Celebration of Barbara Walters at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Barbara Walters