Alcoholism Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. World's Best Study Says Most Heavy Drinkers Aren't AlcoholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Grub Street

    If you overdrink, first of all, welcome to the club: 29 percent of all Americans have a standing invitation. But second of all, congratulations! New research shows there's a 90 percent chance you aren't an alcoholic after all.

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  2. Difference between binge drinking and alcoholismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CBS News

    A surprising new government study on alcohol finds that even though one in three American adults drinks excessively, most are not considered alcoholics. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the study.

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  3. Most People Who Drink Too Much Aren't AlcoholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Time

    A new report shows that very few people who drink heavily are actually dependent on alcohol, contrary to some assumptions. For men, excessive drinking means five drinks in a sitting or 15 over the course of the week; for women, four in a sitting or eight over the week.

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  4. You or not an alcoholicRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Code Project

    Wow, today must be a low in journalistic review. Here's another one. A recent study based on findings in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows that most people who drink "too much" or actually not alcoholics.

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  5. International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 151:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Just-Drinks.com

    Excessive maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy is known to markedly increase the risk of the foetus showing a group of developmental disorders defined as foetal alcohol spectrum syndrome , with the most serious form being foetal alcohol syndrome .

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  6. Excessive drinkers not 'dependent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Drinks Business

    If you wrestle with your conscious over whether to have that last drink of the night, you might take some comfort in a recent study which claims 90% of people who drink "to excess" are not alcohol dependent. According to a study published by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nine in 10 adults who drink "too much" alcohol are not alcoholics or alcohol dependent.

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  7. Spike in women dying of liver disease in St HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    HEALTH experts have again underlined their concerns about the spike in St Helens women dying of liver disease - but say more are seeking help for drink problems. The call for change during Alcohol Awareness Week comes as figures show the number of deaths in the borough from liver disease tripled from an average of 19 per year in the 2001-03 period to an average of 57 per year between 2010 and 2012. 1 comment

  8. Excessive alcohol intake is not just the realm of alcoholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Medical News

    Excessive alcohol consumption, which is responsible for 88,000 deaths annually in the US, is commonly assumed to occur in people who are alcohol-dependent. However, of these deaths only 3,700 were due to alcohol dependence.

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  9. John Grant and Royal Northern Sinfonia at Colston HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | This Is Bristol

    It has been an extraordinary journey for singer-songwriter John Grant, from a point where he thought he would never make music again, or escape a life of alcoholism and drug addiction, to winning awards and accolades. It's a journey that's taken him from his birthplace in Buchanan, Michigan, to be raised in Parker, Colorado, studying languages in Germany and, after his band The Czars split up, basing himself in New York, London, Berlin and, most recently, Iceland, where the bulk of his latest album, Pale Green Ghosts, was recorded.

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  10. SPENGLER Dumbing it awayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Asia Times

    Dumbing it away By Spengler Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars , by Daniel P Bolger "I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism," Lieutenant-General Daniel Bolger begins his history of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. "It's like Alcoholics Anonymous; step one is admitting you have a problem.

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  11. Report: 90 percent of excess drinkers are not alcohol dependentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A new survey suggests most people who drink excessively and often are not necessarily alcohol dependent or alcoholics, contrary to popular belief. The report released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasizes that despite the titles, excessive drinking or binge drinking can lead to alcohol dependency, health risks and are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths each year.

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  12. Heavy drinkers aren't always alcoholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Star Tribune

    ... any amount while pregnant also fit the definition. But 90 percent of those people do not meet the definition of alcoholism - including impairment, past failed attempts to stop drinking and withdrawal symptoms. That means excessive drinking may be an ...

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  13. Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, study concludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... meets the definition for excessive drinking. But 90 percent of those people do not meet the definition of alcoholism - including impairment, past failed attempts to stop drinking and withdrawal symptoms. That means excessive drinking may be an ...

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  14. CDC: 1 In 3 Adults Drink Excessively, But Not AlcoholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CBS Local

    CW69 About CBS Television Stations Group , a division of CBS Inc., officially entered the Atlanta market September 1, 1995, acquiring WVEU-TV from BCG Communications, which held the license since sign-on in 1981. [...] 92.9 The Game CLICK HERE FOR THE 92-9 THE GAME HOMEPAGE This page has contact information only.

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  15. Brooke Shields writes of life with her motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... there that needed to be explored." What follows is a remarkably clear-eyed examination of a mother crippled by alcoholism and a daughter torn by taking care of herself, her prolific and profitable career and her mom. Rather than buoy the public's ...

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  16. Study: Heavy Drinkers Not AlcoholicsDespite conventional wisdom.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Daily Beast

    Most people who drink to get drunk are not alcoholics, suggesting that more can be done to help heavy drinkers cut back, a new government report concludes. The finding, from a government survey of 138,100 adults, counters the conventional wisdom that every "falling-down drunk" must be addicted to alcohol.

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  17. Brantley Gilbert Reveals How Keith Urban's Support Got Him SoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WCHO-FM Washington Court House

    Brantley sought professional help for his alcohol addiction in December 2011, but receiving personal support from country counterpart Keith Urban guided the head of BG Nation to sobriety. "I was worried I wouldn't be able to do my job because I had always had a little bit of a buzz on," Brantley says.

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  18. Doug Denton: Don't confuse panhandlers with everyday homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Dallas Morning News

    ... that cause them to be ill-suited for normal employment and family life. Throw in crack cocaine addiction, alcoholism and the scourge of cheap heroin that is flooding our streets right now, and you have a volatile mix. Although Dallas has an ...

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  19. Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In BetweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WNYC-AM New York

    A lot of us make the assumption that there are two kinds of drinkers: moderate drinkers who have a glass of wine with dinner, and on the other end of the spectrum, alcoholics. "The reality of the situation is that most adults who drink, they're drinking maybe a couple drinks during week and then typically drinking [larger] amounts on weekends," says Robert Brewer , an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and co-author of a new study published in Preventing Chronic Disease .

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  20. Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In BetweenRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | WNED

    A lot of us make the assumption that there are two kinds of drinkers: moderate drinkers who have a glass of wine with dinner, and on the other end of the spectrum, alcoholics. "The reality of the situation is that most adults who drink, they're drinking maybe a couple drinks during week and then typically drinking [larger] amounts on weekends," says Robert Brewer , an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and co-author of a new study published in Preventing Chronic Disease .

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