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  1. Drinking Alcohol Before Bed Is Ruining Your SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Switched

    ... can then be addressed with individualized treatments." Grants from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital funded this research. The authors disclosed no conflicts of interest. Fact: ...


  2. Former homeless man from Northampton launches charity to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northampton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A former homeless man who left a life of alcohol addiction to become a lay preacher has launched a new charity to help others back into society.


  3. One in 6 Ontario adults say they've had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Medical News Today

    Nearly seventeen per cent of adults surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight, according to new research. These same adults also reported more substance use, smoking and recent psychiatric distress.


  4. E-cigarettes are 'equally effective as patches' for quitting smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Medical News Today

    The issue of whether electronic cigarettes are a successful smoking cessation aid has been one of the key health debates of 2014. Now, a new Cochrane review finds evidence that e-cigarettes can help smokers reduce or stop smoking.


  5. News Simmons hails Kiss 'fantastic four' at Rock Hall Original lineup ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | Metal Hammer

    ... to go." He touched on the fact that, although he's been sober for nearly eight years, he'll never be cured of his alcoholism, saying it was important to educate people to understand the problem is not one of willpower. He cited a quote his sponsor ...


  6. Author Announces New Self-Help Book 'The Fireworks of Failure' and...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PRWeb

    ... a purposeful life. After losing employment and facing dire financial circumstances as a result of his battle with alcoholism, Church, a former Stanford linebacker and professional football draft pick, was inspired to channel his focus into improving ...


  7. USS James E. Williams' toxic command climate cited in sailor's suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stars and Stripes

    An investigation blames top leadership on the destroyer USS James E. Williams for a toxic command climate that led to a sailor's suicide. The investigation into the atmosphere on board the Norfolk, Va.-based ship began in June, less than a month into the vessel's deployment, after a female sailor ingested a lethal dose of the over-the-counter sleep aid Unisom.


  8. Laryngitis: Causes, Symptoms & TreatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Live Science

    Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx . The larynx is also known as the "voice box" because it contains the vocal cords, which are necessary for speech.


  9. Actor Richard Armitage shows his light side in Twitter responsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Hundreds of questions with the hashtag #AskThorin were waiting when the King under the Mountain was ready. Richard Armitage, the actor who portrays Dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield in "The Hobbit" trilogy, jumped in to the live Twitter event last week and provided 20 answers, sharing his dislike of face glue and how much he'll miss stunts that require "hanging on a wire."


  10. A Forever Recovery Staff & Patients Help Pack 555 Christmas Trees for "Trees for Troops" ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    On December 1, 2014, a group of staff and patients from A Forever Recovery teamed up with more than 100 volunteers at the Wahmhoff Farms Nursery in Gobles, Michigan, so they could enthusiastically pack 555 Christmas trees earmarked for troops stationed in Fort Carson, Colorado, and Scott AFB in Illinois. A Forever Recovery program is an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in.


  11. Even the homeless should be paid for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    As a Tampa Bay Times investigation detailing controversial "work therapy" at one of Tampa's largest homeless programs plays out, a question keeps coming up: What's wrong with putting a man to work to cover the roof over his head and the meals he eats? A series of stories by the Times ' Will Hobson has laid bare some of the inner workings of New Beginnings, which runs a 36-bed emergency shelter and 144-bed complex of converted houses. The program takes in a hard-to-house population of single, homeless men - some of them addicts, alcoholics and the mentally ill - a population some city boosters surely wishes would just disappear.


  12. Auditors question public health spendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BBC News

    A A 2.7bn fund to improve public health in England is not always being spent where most needed, a watchdog says. The ring-fenced grant, paid to local authorities by Public Health England, is supposed to encourage healthier lifestyles and reduce disparities in life expectancies across the country.


  13. New mum Zara mourns for aunt: Peter Phillips's sister dies suddenly aged 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Mail

    After the joyful christening of Zara Phillips's daughter Mia late last month, the Queen's granddaughter has received some sad news: her aunt Sarah Staples has died at the age of 63. Sarah was the only sister of Zara's father, Captain Mark Phillips, who divorced Princess Anne in 1992 when Zara was ten and her brother Peter was 14. Sarah was always remarkably discreet about her royal relations. After the christening of Zara Phillips's daughter Mia late last month, she has received some sad news: her aunt Sarah Staples, has died at the age of 63 'It's not really done to talk about the children, I'm afraid,' she once said.


  14. The trick to track a standard drinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canberra City News

    WITH the party season in full swing, it's hard to keep track of how many standard drinks you are consuming, especially if your glass doesn't always represent a standard drink. In Australia, a standard drink refers to 10 grams of alcohol.


  15. Salvation army success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Andreason was once a client of the Salvation Army herself participating in ReConnect, an adult rehabilitation program, in 2007. photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Cheryl Andreason, a case worker at The Salvation Army Center of Hope in Tyler, Texas, is pictured in the women's ReConnect room Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014.


  16. Stamford almanac: Thursday, Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Greenwich Citizen

    CANCER SUPPORT GROUP Meets Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Stamford, 20 Forest St., across from the Avon Theater . Contact Julie Punishill at 203-662-0646 or email


  17. Union Hospital Considers Short-Term Drug Abuser Detox Program; Cecil County Council Seeks SupportRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Cecil Times

    Union Hospital of Cecil County is considering establishing a new short-term, in-patient drug abuser detoxification program, according to members of the Cecil County Council. It could be the first and only in-patient program of its kind in the county, which is on track for a record number of drug overdose deaths this year.


  18. Study: Underage binge drinking lowest since 1975Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Albany Times Union

    The major federal study of youth behavior released today reported that underage drinking and binge drinking are at their lowest levels since the study's inception in 1975, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. of 4.1, 12.6 and 19.4%, respectively, compared to 5.1, 13.7 and 22.1% in 2013. Cressy noted that the spirits industry has been a part of this progress through the programs of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility and its support of other educational programs, including the Federal Trade Commission's "We Don't Serve Teens" program, which provides parents with tools to talk to their children about alcohol.


  19. The 14 Most Ridiculous Items You Can Purchase at World MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    ... who brings this. Non-Alcoholic Beer for Dogs - $3.99 Look, we've all experienced the tragedy that is rampant alcoholism in dogs, but must we taunt them with bottle-shaped non-alcoholic beer? It's hard enough to make it through the holidays sober ...


  20. E-viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Health officials say this year's flu shot might not be as effective because the virus strain has mutated this year. Did you get a flu shot this year? Why or why not? LAST YEAR I got my flu shot and did not get sick.