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  1. 7 small glasses of wine per week 'better' for heart than none at allRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newkerala.com

    A new study has suggested that in middle-aged men, drinking up to seven small glasses of wine or about three and a half pints of beer a week was associated with a 20 per cent lower risk of developing heart failure when compared to teetotalers. The study at Harvard Medical School also found that the apparent protective effects were more marginal in women, but up to seven drinks a week still gave moderate female drinkers a 16 per cent reduced risk of heart failure over their non-drinking counterparts, the Independent reported.

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  2. Dustin Johnson -- I Don't have a Coke Problem ... But I Booze Too MuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TMZ.com

    PGA stud Dustin Johnson -- who's engaged to Paulina Gretzky -- says he's NOT a cokehead ... but admits he has struggled with alcohol abuse in recent years. Johnson has been away from pro golf for the past few months ... ever since he reportedly tested positive for cocaine TWICE -- though Dustin denies the reports.

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  3. Harbor Village Florida Anticipates Legalized Syringe Exchange for 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PRWeb

    Drug addiction is a rampant nationwide dilemma, and although there are signs that use among teens are decreasing, substance abuse is still in full swing. To alleviate the medical hazards that are associated with drug addiction, like contracting HIV or Hepatitis C by using dirty needles, the nation has created syringe exchange programs.

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  4. Bradley Cooper's 8k calorie trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | InsideHalton.com

    Bradley Cooper ate 8,000 calories a day to prepare for 'American Sniper'. The 40-year-old actor - who plays US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in the action film - had to gain more than 40lbs for the role and was forced to eat four times the recommended calorie intake allowance.

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  5. Bradley Cooper ate 8,000 calories a day for 'American Sniper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CTV

    In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Bradley Cooper appears in a scene from 'American Sniper.'

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  6. A Drink a Day Keeps the Doctor AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | International Business Times

    Having a drink every day could lower a middle-aged person's risk of heart failure, a new study suggests. Men in their 40s, 50s and 60s who drink as much as seven glasses of wine, beer or spirits every week see their risk of heart failure drop by 20 per cent.

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  7. Westport Author Jane Green Discusses New Novel, 'Saving Grace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Westport Daily Voice

    ... Grace perhaps more than others. I believe it is the flaws that make us interesting. Whether it's a history of alcoholism or addiction, mental illness, abuse, I have long been interested in how we take the challenges of childhood and build a ...

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  8. MoBiTec to Offer EBI's Human Anti-PEth Autologous IgG ELISA for Alcohol-Related Biomarker DetectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PR Log

    Echelon Bioscience Inc. 's Human Anti-PEth Autologous IgG ELISA is a direct assay for the detection of autologous anti-PEth IgG contained in serum or plasma samples. PRLog - Jan. 20, 2015 - GA TTINGEN, Germany -- Human Anti-PEth Autologous IgG ELISA 96-well ELISA Assay for Detection of Autologous PEth IgG antibodies Ethanol has multiple effects on humans and other animals.

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  9. Patients who receive lungs from heavy drinkers more likely to develop ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Medical News

    Lung transplant patients who receive lungs from heavy drinkers are nearly nine times more likely to experience a life-threatening complication called primary graft dysfunction, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found. Lungs transplanted from heavy alcohol users also displayed poorer gas-exchange, and transplant recipients spent more time on ventilators, lead author Erin Lowery, MD, and colleagues report in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research .

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  10. A glass of wine at the end of the day could be the startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Is Somerset

    ... that's a really alarming reality where you're seeing end-stage liver disease in women in their 20s, full-blown alcoholism for women in their teens this is a huge news story." According to research, around 15 per cent of breast cancer cases are ...

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  11. One Feature Consulting and Senecas Strong to Deliver 'Condition...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PRWeb

    One Feather augments the Senecas Strong movement to provide Seneca Indian communities with discreet access to substance abuse hotline and trained counselors; the collaboration also provides strategic planning for community outreach support to prompt healthy behavior change. Basing this program on long-held traditions of forgiveness, truth, and healing will go a long way in achieving our main goal: decreasing the drug and alcohol abuse within the community.

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  12. Weight loss drugs, surgery recommended as supplements to lifestyle interventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Medical News Today

    The Endocrine Society has issued a Clinical Practice Guideline on strategies for prescribing drugs to manage obesity and promote weight loss. The CPG, entitled "Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," was published online and will appear in the February 2015 print issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , a publication of the Endocrine Society.

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  13. Evidence lacking for the effectiveness of opioid drugs in the treatment of long-term chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Medical News Today

    A National Institutes of Health white paper finds little to no evidence for the effectiveness of opioid drugs in the treatment of long-term chronic pain, despite the explosive recent growth in the use of the drugs. The paper, which constitutes the final report of a seven-member panel convened by the NIH last September, finds that many of the studies used to justify the prescription of these drugs were either poorly conducted or of an insufficient duration.

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  14. Overeaters Anonymous MeetingRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | The Republic

    Group meeting of Overeaters Anonymous (OA). The OA program offers physical, emotional and spiritual recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating .Members find recovery on all three levels by following a Twelve-Step program patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous. No dues or fees are charged.

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  15. Per Wickstrom Adds New "Alcohol" Section to PerWickstrom.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | PRWeb

    ... is sometimes found in other articles. That approach isn't just offensive, but it frankly doesn't help either. Alcoholism is not a choice, no matter what alcoholics themselves may believe. It's a disease, an addiction, and must be approached on that ...

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  16. 7 drinks a week better than none at all - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Scientists have discovered that having up to seven drinks a week may give men a better chance of avoiding heart failure. Photo / Thinkstock In what may prove to be badly timed news for those struggling to observe "dry January", scientists have discovered that having up to seven drinks a week may give you a better chance of avoiding heart failure than people who abstain from alcohol completely.

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  17. Medicaid Expansion Debate ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KGWN

    White Cloud is a 14 year old boy fighting for health care to hopefully change the tone of the reservation he grew up on. "Most of the adults on the reservation wouldn't care because most of them are lost to diabetes and alcohol abuse and will just use alcohol as a gateway to get away from stuff," said White Cloud, a Medicaid supporter.

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  18. Council slashes drug and alcohol abuse funding A 500,000 in 'pay by results' dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Worcester News

    FUNDING to protect people from drugs and alcohol abuse is being slashed by nearly A 500,000 this year, it has emerged. Worcestershire County Council is having to defend criticism it is "taking risks" with vulnerable people by looking to save money.

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  19. Chinese need to exercise more, smoke less, new report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    More than three million Chinese are dying prematurely each year from diseases that could be prevented with regular exercise and programs to cut smoking and alcohol abuse, the World Health Organization said in a report released Monday. Worldwide, non-communicable diseases kill about 38 million people each year, including 8.6 million in China.

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  20. Lung transplant patients who receive organs from heavy drinkers may be at risk for worse outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Science Daily

    ... recipients spent more time on ventilators, lead author Erin Lowery, MD, and colleagues report in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research . "Our findings could have implications for recipients of lung transplantation," Dr. Lowery ...

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