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Acclaimed author reflects on his past

At an intimate gathering of students in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Franklin Room, novelist Augusten Burroughs spoke to students about his career as a writer and the events in his life that influenced his work.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Beacon House hosts free talk on alcohol addiction, intervention

In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, Beacon House will hold a free presentation, "A Message of Hope and Healing," on Friday.

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

Patch.com

Teen Binge Drinking Documentary & Discussion Monday

The Youth Asset Team presents HAZE , Documentary Film Screening and Discussion about Underage Binge Drinking in Honor of Alcohol and Asset Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Medicine, Health

Fast Company

This Fast-Growing Company Is Giving Former Addicts And Alcoholics A Second Chance

Today, Michael Dadashi is the CEO of MHD Enterprises, a multi-million dollar e-waste recycling company based in Austin.

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Medical News Today

Why alcoholism saps muscle strength

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Brecksville Alcoholism Treatment Helpline Aims to Assist Addicts in Recovery

The new Brecksville Alcoholism Treatment Helpline offers a dependable resource for anyone who needs help finding a drug and alcohol recovery center.

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Criminal Justice Online

Alcohol: More than a fun night out

Naturally, the Airmen couldn't wait to unwind from the stress of work and head downtown for a fun night of drinking.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Northeasttimes.com

NE woman receives inspiration award

A local inspiration: LaRhonda Brunson became the first winner of JEVS Human Services' Inspiration Award.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ivanhoe

Alcoholism Weakens Muscle Strength?

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

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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.

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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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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.

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PR-inside.com

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.

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

CNN

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.

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