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  1. 30 Years On, Gorbachev Rues Running of His So...Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said that his massive anti-alcohol campaign in the 1980s was too swift and sweeping, and combating heavy drinking - which remains a major problem as Russia's problem 30 years later - should have been handled more patiently, according to a recent interview. Speaking on the anniversary of the May 1985 start of the large-scale - and largely failed - anti-alcohol campaign, Gorbachev said that it "was after all a mistake in the form in which it was conducted," according to an interview with daily Komsomolskaya Pravda published Thursday.

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  2. Booze booboo: Gorbachev admits USSR mid-80s anti-alcohol campaign 'too hasty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Russia Taday

    ... told Komsomolskaya Pravda media outlet. "We should have had conducted a systematic, long-term battle with alcoholism," he said, noting that such measures would take years of methodic effort, not in an "ax thump over the head" manner. The elder ...

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  3. Lost soul meets redemption in grocery's produce aisleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Journal Gazette

    A washed-up professional baseball player with a drinking problem seeks redemption or, rather, redemption seeks him, in the form of a kindhearted grocery store clerk with Down syndrome in the unapologetically melodramatic "Where Hope Grows."

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  4. London Recovery Project helps addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Madison Press

    Left, Doug Duvaul, ministry leader of Celebrate Recovery of Grove City, hugs Steve Gumm, local businessman and recovering addict. Duvaul had numerous pieces of literature available to visitors to the open house of the London Recovery Project held Wednesday evening.

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  5. Georgia State Research Paves Way for Early Detection of Liver CancerRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | PRWeb

    Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such as cirrhosis and liver fibrosis. Our new agents can obtain both positive and negative contrast images within one application, providing double the accuracy and confidence of locating cancerous tumors," Yang said.

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  6. Study: Quitting smoking relies on stronger brainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... with the behavior control regions. The insula has also been linked to other types of drug addiction such as alcoholism. "It's a frontier area, and one that we are interested in going after in terms of interventions for smoking cessation," McClernon ...

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  7. How we drink: Here's everything you need to know about Canadians' overall boozy habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | National Post

    ... No one wants to be painted a drunk. When Thomas gives talks, he'll ask how many people have been impacted by alcoholism. A wave of hands always goes up. And yet there's real trouble discussing alcohol. "People are not comfortable talking about these ...

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  8. New Bridges to Hope in the Wake of Long IslandRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    ... personal level the impact it would have. You see, Long Island played an important role in my own recovery from alcoholism. For years I drove out there, every other week, to share a message of hope. For years in the State Legislature, I fought to ...

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  9. Frequent trips to ER are powerful predictor of death from prescription drug overdosesRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Medical News Today

    With rates of prescription drug overdose at an all-time high, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that among individuals who visited the emergency department, the risk of subsequently dying from prescription drug overdose increased markedly based on how many times they visited the ER. Relative to patients with one or fewer trips to the ER in the previous year, the risk of dying from prescription drug overdose was five times the rate for those with two visits, 17 times for those with three visits, and 48 times for those with four or more visits.

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  10. Anchorage accepts review of zoning restrictions said to discriminate against disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Municipality of Anchorage has agreed to allow an independent review of zoning requirements that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development says discriminate against people with disabilities, including those suffering from alcoholism, as part of an agreement reached between the city and agency. The deal stems from a complaint brought by the federal agency last year, asserting that municipal code in some cases put unfair and excessive restrictions on housing for people with disabilities.

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  11. Dr. Sleep - The Free Press book reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Free Press

    ... life with an extraordinary gift. King admitted that he wrote much of The Shining while drunk. Perhaps Dan's alcoholism and subsequent sobriety is a reflection of King himself. We travel with Dan as he battles with his alcoholism, his past and his ...

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  12. PromotionsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | GwdToday.com

    The 2015 Designer Show House, presented by Design Elements, is a benefit for the Humane Society of Greenwood. The show case home is located at 113 Crescent Road, Kimbrook Subdivision, in Greenwood.

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  13. Confessions of an 'almost alcoholic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    As a report shows middle-class women are drinking hazardous amounts, Lucy Rocca, 39, reveals how she confronted her problem. Work events, birthdays, Friday and Saturday nights, nights in front of DVDs, holidays, Sunday lunches: all involved drinking, no matter what I was doing and who I was doing it with.

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  14. Will Young Credits Therapy With Reviving Pop CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | ContactMusic.com

    The Brit, who shot to fame after winning the first Pop Idol talent series, opened up about his mental health issues in 2012, revealing he had descended into a downward spiral of alcohol abuse, squandered his fortune on sports cars and houses, and developed an addiction to porn. He began taking anti-depressants and attending weekly therapy sessions, and Young has now written a blog post detailing how his counselling experiences helped him turn his life around and get his music career back on track.

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  15. Beachside Recovery Center Utilizes New Technology in Holistic Addiction TreatmentRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 14, 2015 - Beachside Recovery Center knows that addiction is an illness that destroys both the body and the mind over a lengthy period of drug or alcohol abuse. Because of this, they want to help as many people as possible break the cycle of substance abuse before it is too late.

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  16. Top tribute for charity founderRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Morpeth Herald

    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. The ultimate tribute has been paid to charity founder David Tinlin after he was posthumously awarded Morpeth's top civic honour.

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  17. Movie review: 'Where Hope Grows' elevated by solid performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... crashes and burns, Campbell returns to his hometown where his struggles include dealing with a teen daughter and alcoholism. His life changes when he meets Produce (DeSanctis), the caretaker of the fruit and vegetable section of the local market. He ...

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  18. Pic: Lindsay Lohan turning to Islam?Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Limerick's New 95FM

    The actress was spotted with a copy of the Koran following her first day of community service in Brooklyn, New York. Lohan, who was raised Catholic and is of Irish and Italian descent, was seen with a copy of the Muslim holy book in her arm as she exited her first day of office work at a children's centre.

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  19. Researchers hope to forecast novel psychoactive substance use by the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The use of novel psychoactive substances - synthetic compounds with stimulant or hallucinogenic effects - is on the rise. The diversity and breadth of these substances has led policymakers, law enforcement officers, and healthcare providers alike to feel overwhelmed and underprepared for dealing with novel drugs.

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  20. Renewal Ranch Rally for Recovery set May 22Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The faith-based drug- and alcohol-addiction recovery program is hosting Renewal Ranch Rally for Recovery at 6 p.m. May 22 at the Conway Expo Center. Renewal Ranch will host several other nonprofit agencies that also work with people struggling with addiction.

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