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  1. Brain scans used to tailor treatment for people recovering from drinking problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Research psychiatrist Tim Gillese, study participant Kirk Haakensen and Henwood Treatment Centre clinical supervisor Jasmine Fulks with an MRI image of a brain scan used to tailor treatment for alcoholism. It had been a downward spiral for years, but when Kirk Haakensen found himself utterly alone last Christmas after years of depression and extreme drinking, he decided to take action and the first steps toward a healthier life.

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  2. Lynette R. Goode Shares Weight Loss Journey in Determined to LiveRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "If you believe it, you can achieve it." This mantra lead Lynette R. Goode to shed nearly 200 pounds due to gastric bypass.

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  3. Iggy Pop: 'I twerk around the house with my wife'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NME

    Responding to an interview earlier this year in which Blondie singer Debbie Harry claimed Pop had been twerking for most of his career, the singer then admitted that he liked to perform the popular dance move with his wife Nina Alu. "When something with a good beat comes on, I twerk around the house with my wife," he told Bang Showbiz .

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  4. Nine out of 10 problem drinkers aren't alcoholics, study saysRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    You might think that people who throw back five or more drinks in a single outing or who down 15 or more drinks in a week are likely to be alcoholics. But a new study finds that the overwhelming majority of them are not.

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  5. A Nation of Hard Drinkers Not AlcoholicsBy Gabrielle GlaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Daily Beast

    A new survey shows that while many Americans drink excessively, they aren't dependent on alcohol. This is problematic-but promising.

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  6. Dr Oz: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott's suicide attempt, 78-year-old bodybuilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Examiner.com

    ... admitted cheating on Tori because he was depressed and emotionally unstable. Dean, who has struggled with drug addiction and alcoholism, has been sober for 11 months and seven days and continues to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. McDermott ...

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  7. Community comes together to celebrate drug and alcohol abuse preventionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    More than 100 community members came together on Oct. 21 to celebrate drug and alcohol prevention efforts in DeKalb County during the DeKalb County Partnership for a Substance Abuse Free Environment Coalition's 25th annual Assembly. Each year the coalition takes this time to reflect on the previous year, recognize community members for their commitment and look ahead to the future.

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  8. Community through Cocaine AnonymousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Xtra!

    From the minute we homos emerge from the suffocating chrysalis of closet-dom, we are offered a host of partying options to make up for any sense of stunted adolescence. Unfortunately, this heady atmosphere can often be accompanied by plenty of chemicals and intoxicants to liven up the fun.

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  9. Hepatitis B and C in pregnancy: a review and recommendations for careRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Journal of Perinatology

    Correspondence: Dr K K Leslie, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, 31140-A PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA. E-mail: Kimberly-leslie@uiowa.edu Our objective was to provide a comprehensive review of the current knowledge regarding pregnancy and hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection as well as recent efforts to reduce the rate of mother-to-child transmission .

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  10. Born Addicted: The truth behind a surge in drug-addicted infantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Now more than ever, babies born on opioids like heroin and heavy-duty pain medications are filling the incubators at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at New Hanover Regional Medical center, struggling just to make it through each night. Doctor Robert Digiuseppe, a Neonatologist at NHRMC, said the numbers have significantly increased over the past 5 years and especially in the last two years.

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  11. National Association of Professional Women Announces Elizabeth Lenzy, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | PRWeb

    ... Institute is also a certified treatment provider of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, and a contract provider of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Stark County, Ohio. Ms. Lenzy heads the ...

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  12. Community tackles student drug useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Bennington Banner

    Officials also are taking note of students' perceptions of the availability and effects of those drugs: For instance, 70 percent say marijuana is "easy to get," and just 25 percent think "people their age risk harming themselves if they smoke marijuana regularly." But concerned citizens also are trying to address those numbers, an effort that was the focus of a community meeting held last week in West Townshend.

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  13. Hospital visits due to substance abuse up 63 per cent in Vancouver areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Canada.com

    Pat Quinn gets inducted into the Canucks' Ring of Honour on April 13. See photos of the legendary coach and GM through the years. Whistler couple Norm and Natasha Strim's little gourmet condiment business Nonna Pia pays off on Dragons' Den.

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  14. Social Bonding and AddictionRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Psychology Today

    The desire to belong arises from the brain reward system. Oxytocin , often referred to as the "trust hormone", enhances brain reward system in response to love and social bonding and contributes to long-term relationship.

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  15. Kim And Khloe Hire A Therapist For Kourtney KardashianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | International Business Times

    In this week's episode of "Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons," Kourtney has become a major cause of concern for her family. They felt that she needs some help dealing with her pregnancy and her relationship issues with Scott Disick as well as his substance abuse issues.

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  16. a Choose not to usea : Outreach group warning teens about dangers of synthetic marijuana useRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The Advocate

    "I didn't care about what I gave you," Myles told hundreds of students in the Plaquemine High School gym. "I was about the money you gave back."

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  17. Quitting cigarettes tougher for heavy-drinking smokers, but phone counseling can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Science Daily

    Smokers who drink heavily have a tougher time quitting cigarettes than smokers who drink moderately or not at all. However, a multi-center study found that modifying tobacco-oriented telephone counseling to help hazardous drinkers can help them quit smoking.

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  18. The Big Debate Over Big MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | High Times

    The New York Times recently gathered a group of its usual suspects for a debate on the issue of the inevitability of Big Marijuana . Now that four states and the District of Columbia have legalized the leaf for recreational purposes, and with more states expected to follow the smoke in the next presidential election, there is some question as to what the appropriate approach is for handling the widespread legalization of marijuana.

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  19. Dr. Oz: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott's suicide try and 78-year-old bodybuilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Examiner.com

    ... cheating on Tori because he was depressed and emotionally unstable. McDermott, who has struggled with drug addiction and alcoholism, has been sober for 11 months and seven days and continues to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Dean said he was ...

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  20. Music News: Janis Joplin, Eagles, Elton JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Examiner.com

    It has been recently announced that actress Amy Adams is set to portray the first female superstar of rock, and production on the biopic is finally inching closer to coming underway. However, this is not the first time, Adams was tapped to portray Joplin.

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