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  1. 390 pounds lighter and sober, man ready to runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | USA Today

    Two years ago, it was a laborious task for Brian Flemming to walk up a flight of stairs. He weighed 625 pounds and suffered from depression and alcoholism.


  2. Psilocybin, where science meets spiritualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | CBS News

    The future may hold a surprising new approach to treating addiction: using one mind-altering drug to stop the abuse of another. Dr. Stephen Ross, director of the NYU Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship is gearing up to embark on a new research project involving hallucinogenic, psilocybin-induced mystical experiences along with psychotherapy to help treat alcoholism.


  3. Emergency aid for overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    ... liver disease. Leroux has no doubt that there is a need for this because in addition to hepatitis and severe alcoholism, being overweight or obese can lead to liver disease. Given that obesity rates are constantly increasing in the western world, ...


  4. First Case of Google Glass Addiction ReportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    A 31-year-old enlisted service member who recently checked himself into the US Navy's Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program for alcohol addiction began suffering an entirely unexpected withdrawal during the 35-day program. It turns out that when the program stripped him of Google Glass, which he'd been wearing 18 hours a day for two months, he became irritable, had a hard time focusing, experienced his dreams as if through the narrow view of the headset, and repeatedly placed his index finger to the right side of his face as if trying to turn on Glass, reports the Guardian.


  5. Anger over plans for rehab centre next to social clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Hartlepool Mail

    A BUSINESSMAN has hit out at a council for agreeing to sell an unwanted building to a drug and alcohol charity on the doorstep of a social club. Walter Cook, who recently bought the Engineer's Social Club in Hartlepool, criticised Hartlepool Borough Council for not putting the former registrar's office on the open market.


  6. Y2Kyoto: I'll Miss The Gummy BearsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Small dead animals

    " He says Johnny was one of the many town alcoholics he regularly detoxed in hospital - a likeable, happy, drunk he's treated hundreds of times."


  7. Movie review: Bill Murray treads familiar ground in St. VincentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    St. Vincent 3 stars out of 5 Starring: Bill Murray, Naomi Watts, Melissa McCarthy, Jaeden Lieberher, Chris O'Dowd Directed by: Theodore Melfi Running time: 103 minutes The curmudgeon never gets all that cute, but he's definitely redeemed as modern-day saint in this blurry and bleary-eyed saccharine, sad-sack story starring Bill Murray. Picking up on every character he's ever played from Groundhog Day to Ghostbusters, Murray rides his deadpan pony to the barn and back as Vincent, a crotchety screw-up who lives in a dilapidated single detached.


  8. Google Glass user addicted to InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    But after his doctors picked up on a peculiar tic, they started suspecting another addiction - to his Google Glass, a wearable piece of technology that allows users to quickly access the Internet. What resulted was the first-ever report detailing a problematic use of the device.


  9. Bell: Irsay vows he's learned from arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | USA Today

    ... told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. "It all starts internally." Irsay, 55, who has battled drug addictions and alcoholism for decades, returned to the NFL last Friday from a six-week suspension imposed by Commissioner Roger Goodell as discipline for ...


  10. Paul Thomas: Mild alcoholism? It may be good for the boomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    A recent Daily Telegraph cartoon shows a couple arriving at a dinner party. One of them hands the host a small box with the explanation, "We didn't bring a bottle; we got you these tablets for mild alcoholism instead".


  11. Fighting obesity with new diet drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KTVK Phoenix

    The latest diet drug to hit the market is two drugs in one. Doctors are no longer looking at just speeding up the metabolism or trying to control appetite.


  12. A Totally Bizarre New Internet AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    ... the The Onion . The man, it seems, was admitted to the Navy's Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program to treat alcoholism, as he seemed to be exhibiting withdrawal symptoms. He had a history of mood disorder. Upon further observation, experts ...


  13. NPR All But Bans the Term 'Redskins' From Its Broadcasts;...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    ... many Native Americans, contributing to what on many reservations is by far some of the nation's highest levels of alcoholism, drug addiction, teenage suicide, unemployment and other ills. According to the research, many American Indians in effect ...


  14. Man allegedly treated for Google Glass addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A man who checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program for alcoholism treatment was also treated for a Google Glass addiction, according to a new study. San Diego doctors say the 31-year-old man "exhibited significant frustration and irritability related to not being able to use his Google Glass."


  15. Do males have an easier life than females?Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Sarah In Tampa

    ... biological is open to interpretation. Men have Mental illness (women have more unipolar depression, men have more alcoholism and drug addiction, psychosis rate is about the same)


  16. One in 20 county residents hitting drink danger levels says Alcohol ConcernRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Oxford Mail

    About one in 20 adults in the county are putting their health at serious risk by heavy drinking, a leading charity has warned. Alcohol Concern said official statistics suggested six per cent were classed as heavy drinkers and 20 per cent were putting themselves in harm's way because of the amount of alcohol they consumed.


  17. The Unintended Consequences Of Prohibitionist PropagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    ... truth for mothers to understand that anything they eat and drink affects the baby. The NIH's Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism branch has supported years of research to reveal the dangers and understand when developmental problems within the womb begin. ...


  18. Accrington man kicked down mum's door after she refused to cook for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Blackburn Citizen

    A 22-YEAR-OLD man kicked out at the door to his mother's flat when she refused to make him something to eat. Blackburn magistrates heard Adam Jordan Bleasdale, who was drunk at the time, turned 'nasty' towards his mum and had acted in temper.


  19. Big acts coming to the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Albany Times Union

    ... notably Burnley's health problems, which he described in 2010 as neurological and liver damage resulting from alcoholism, and a legal fight that pit him against former band members. All of this left fans wondering whether the band's fourth studio ...


  20. Martha Rosler Tackles the Problem of RepresentationRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Hyperallergic

    ... feeble attempts at portraying the social reality of skid row. Bouncing between a general lexicon of alcoholism and a visual vernacular borrowed from the likes of Depression-era social reformist documentarian Walker Evans , Rosler pokes fun at the ...