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  1. Mayor Rob Ford says he won't be touching alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 680News

    Doctors are set to provide an update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's health on Wednesday, a full week after he was diagnosed with an abdominal tumour. The news conference is expected to take place at 5 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, where Rob Ford has been undergoing tests to determine the exact nature of his tumour.

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  2. Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Atlantic

    So you're considering a move to Colorado to live a lifestyle that includes the local refreshments. But you don't want to end up like some sort of burnout.

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  3. Keep siblings togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Action for Children has found that one in five children in Bradford has been separated from their brothers and sisters when placed in foster care. I am joining the charity in asking Bradford people not only to consider fostering, but to consider fostering siblings, so that children who have had a difficult start in life can heal and grow together.

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  4. Video: Doctors to deliver an update on Rob Ford's health todayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | MacLeans

    Doctors will provide an update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's health today, a full week after he was diagnosed with an abdominal tumour. Speculation about the seriousness of the controversial mayor's condition has been mounting ever since it was announced last week that doctors had discovered a fair-sized tumour when the politician sought treatment for "unbearable" abdominal pain.

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  5. Can psychedelic drug treat depression?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | CNN

    ... is doing." This "chaos" could potentially treat not only depression, but also addictions, such as smoking and alcoholism, which were the subject of some of the earliest studies on psychedelics in the 1950s and '60s, before laws against the drugs ...

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  6. UT study finds discrimination can increase mental health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Daily Texan

    A researcher in the School of Social Work found that discrimination of multiple types experienced by African Americans and Caribbean blacks on a daily basis can increase the risk for mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety and drug and alcohol abuse. The research - co-authored by Christopher Salas-Wright, a social work assistant professor - was published in the August 2014 edition of "Addictive Behaviors."

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  7. Sy21-1are there any benefits from reducing alcohol consumption?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | CiteULike

    Alcohol contributes substantially to the global burden of disease and is the fifth leading disorder of DALYs in 2010 worldwide, and thus is one of the largest avoidable risk factors. Any reduction in dose of alcohol consumed, as well as in frequency of drinking occasions and the amount drunk on a single occasion will have an immediate impact in reducing alcohol-related injuries, the cardiovascular events and mortality related to heavy episodic drinking.

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  8. Are you deficient in thiamine? Here's what you need to know about Vitamin B1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | NewsTarget.com

    ... was discovered. Deficiencies can lead to a number of symptoms related to the nervous system, including blindness. Alcoholism and heavy drinking can lead to B1 deficiency for a number of reasons including: poor diet, increased carbohydrate intake ...

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  9. No plans for posthumous album: Mitch WinehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Indian Express

    Amy Winehouse's father Mitch has said that there are no plans to release new music from the late singer. He said he is not interested in 'ripping people off' by releasing new versions of her hits, reported Digital Spy.

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  10. Alcohol abuse 'costs A 900m a year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | BBC News

    The cost of alcohol abuse to taxpayers could be reduced if investment was made in early intervention services, two addiction charities have claimed. In a report, they claim the cost of alcohol-related harm equates to about one tenth of Northern Ireland's block grant from Westminster.

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  11. Bay Ridge: Ridge church rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Raise the roof: Workers put a new roof on the century-old church - the first step before church leaders can renovate the building's interior. The Union Church of Bay Ridge is bucking the trend - instead of closing due to maintenance costs, it's getting a facelift.

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  12. Recovery is sensational'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Nancy Hernandez-Basurto, a public health nurse with the injury and substance abuse prevention team at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, and Kathy Maydo stroll through Marina Park where Recovery Day is to take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alcohol addiction is a tough road that can lead to destruction and desolation, and no one knows that better than Kathy Maydo, a survivor who is enjoying her life again.

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  13. A Unique Way to Make Alcoholics Quit DrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Newindpress

    ... Rather, they may dole out a peg or two to the patients if they crave for their daily dose after dinner. "Alcoholism is a disease just like cancer or a fever. But unlike these diseases, it is incurable. Until and unless an alcoholic himself decides ...

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  14. Grammy-nominated artist Beth Hart to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Sparta Independent

    Grammy-nominated artist Beth Hart will bring her sultry, jazzy, rockin' sound to the Newton Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. The story of Beth Hart is one of extreme highs and extreme lows. In the late 90s, Beth was on the cusp of a promising music career, signed to a major U.S. label, national television bookings, hit singles, and great press, but her career careened off the tracks at its peak due to her drug and alcohol addiction.

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  15. Community college board puts president on unpaid leave following drunken driving chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | MLive.com

    The West Shore Community College president charged with drunken driving in Manistee is no longer receiving pay from the college. The board of trustees for the college in Scottville on Monday, Sept.

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  16. Addiction: From cocaine to cupcakesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It's not uncommon for many who are recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction to become hooked on another substance: sugar. Dr. Pamela Peeke , assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland and author of "The Hunger Fix," says drugs alter the brain's dopamine receptors -- the neurochemicals responsible for detecting pleasure -- and it takes a while for the altered receptors to get back to normal.

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  17. Workaholism: Regain balance before you burn outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | ABC15.com

    Areal Flood Advisory issued September 16 at 4:08PM MST expiring September 16 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Yavapai Flash Flood Watch issued September 15 at 2:47PM MST expiring September 18 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal Flash Flood Watch issued September 15 at 2:54PM MST expiring September 18 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Gila, Navajo, Yavapai Just because you work long hours, slave away more intensely than your coworkers or hold down more than one job doesn't necessarily mean you're a workaholic. There's no universally accepted definition of workaholism and it's not listed in psychiatrists' official manual of mental disorders.

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  18. The histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor valproic acid reduces...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | CiteULike

    ... cts of alcohol and raise the question of whether specific drugs that target HDAC could potentially help to tackle alcoholism in humans

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  19. 'RHOBH' star Kim Richards discusses daughter's wedding, her sobrietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Examiner.com

    ... finale, Richards and her sister, Kyle, came to blows in the back of a limo, with Kyle calling out Richards' alcoholism. It was a shocking moment but one that eventually led Richards to seek treatment. "I wake up everyday and thank god for this ...

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  20. FDA Approves New Diet Drug ContraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | ShoppingBlog.com

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new diet drug called Contrave. The drug is actually a combination of two existing drugs: Naltrexone and Bupropion.

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