Alcoholism

Ant McPartlin tweets he is 'overwhelmed by support' as he leaves rehab for drug and alcohol addiction

Alcoholism - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 17:09

Ant McPartlin has thanked fans for their support as his rehab stint comes to an end Ant, 41, checked himself into rehab in June this year after admitting he had been struggling with alcohol and addictive drugs. He kept his painful battle secret from his wife Lisa and his TV presenting partner Declan Donnelly, and apparently wept as he told them what he had been going through.

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We need to examine the way we talk to children about alcohol - Alison

Alcoholism - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 15:02

Celebrate your results or drown your sorrows. That's the message from some drink promotion companies as Ireland's Leaving Cert students prepare to tear open the envelopes on Wednesday that will set them on the road to their future dreams.

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Study finds substantial increases in alcoholism Read Story Grant Robinson

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:55

The 11 year analysis found that overall, alcohol use disorders grew by 49.4 percent. For women, alcohol use disorders grew by 83.7 percent.

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Scotch Whisky Association faces A 1.2m in costs if alcohol pricing appeal fails

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:42

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Baby Boomers Lead Nationwide Surge In Drinking, Alcoholism, New Study Shows

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:19

Getting drunk early and often is an equal opportunity affliction, according to a new study, which shows alcoholism rising sharply across every demo of drinkers. Whether they prefer moonshine or merlot, one out of every eight Americans has an alcohol disorder, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Psychiatry publication.

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Kidney disease may boost risk of abnormal heartbeat

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:28

Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care -- with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds. Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care -- with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds.

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Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Indivior Plc Spon (INVVY) to Hold

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:45

According to Zacks, "Indivior PLC operates as a specialty pharmaceutical company. It is engaged in discovering and developing medications and treatment for alcohol addiction, opioid overdose, cocaine intoxication and co-occurring conditions, such as schizophrenia.

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Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:20

Scientists experimenting with the marijuana compound cannabidiol as an epilepsy treatment must evaluate any interactions with other anti-seizure drugs patients are taking, researchers report. The new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests cannabidiol affects blood levels of several anti-seizure drugs, especially clobazam.

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Study: One in eight American adults are alcoholics

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:44

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate alcohol use disorder, or what's colloquially known as "alcoholism," rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One in eight American adults, or 12.7 percent of the U.S. population, now meets diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder, according to the study.

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Town Brewery Exhibition to Address History, Addiction and More at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:44

Beer, Breweries and the Band of Hope, on display at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery until Saturday 2 September, provides a fascinating look back at one of the oldest trades in existence - by the Middle Ages every town including Warrington was home to brewers working on a commercial scale. This display commemorates the 150th anniversary of one of the region's most prolific breweries, Burtonwood Brewery, as well as focussing on the local Temperance movement which grew in response to the number of breweries in the town.

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Alcoholic died after consuming more than four times the drink drive limit, inquest heard

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:17

AN alcoholic died after consuming more than four times the drink drive limit and a lethal dose of a drug, an inquest has heard. An inquest held in Cannock yesterday heard Mr Sutton had alcohol dependency and had been seen by a friend the day before his death entering the outhouse with a bottle of whiskey in his pocket.

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Alcohol abuse at 'alarming' levels in the US

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:57

The number of Americans abusing alcohol has risen to dangerous levels according to a new study, with alcoholism among women rising by 84%. The study, published in Jama Psychiatry , examined drinking patterns between 2002 and 2013 based on surveys of tens of thousands of American adults.

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Number of Americans with epilepsy at record level

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:57

After steep price hikes, use of two common heart medications declined significantly in U.S. hospitals, a new study shows. After steep price hikes, use of two common heart medications declined significantly in U.S. hospitals, a new study shows.

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Whata s driving governmenta s sudden interest in craft breweries?

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:33

Craft breweries have splashed on the scene, all of a sudden, like giant waves crashing onto the beach one after another. "Entrepreneurs are establishing award-winning distilleries, breweries and estate wineries and meaderies right here in Alberta.

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Granite Recovery Center moving to Salem

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 03:13

Over the next two weeks, a team from Granite Recovery Center will move into the 6 Manor Parkway space.

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The Early Deaths of Appalachians

Alcoholism - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 20:27

At the Reger Funeral Home and Chapel in Huntington, West Virginia, owner Patrick Reger says he increasingly sees 50-somethings dying of diseases-like cirrhosis of the liver or lung cancer-that used to mostly kill 80-somethings. There seems to be an uptick young people drinking heavily and using drugs .

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules Cigarette Tax Unconstitutional

Alcoholism - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 20:27

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a $1.50 cigarette fee imposed by the legislature last session is unconstitutional, leaving lawmakers with an estimated $215 million budget hole. That could lead to deep cuts in services.

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Singers Glen Campbell and Barbara Cook Pass On

Alcoholism - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 18:06

Music streams through the American consciousness like a balm, a salve, a surge of continuous electricity - encyclopedic, game-saving, life-saving, carried by its artists into a sparkling field of variety. When we lose those artists all of a sudden, it opens up a book of history about American music, about talent and fame and its trajectories and attending hazards, but it also lets us hear the song democratic.

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Best apps to stop drinking alcohol

Alcoholism - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:24

Quit drinking apps are designed to help you reduce your alcohol intake, stop drinking altogether, or stay sober for good. Whether you are trying to reduce your alcohol intake or quit drinking altogether, there are apps to help you succeed.

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Spend A Night in Vegas for Charlie's Place

Alcoholism - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:24

On Saturday, August 26th at 6:30 PM, the second floor of the American Bank Center will play host to Las Vegas-style performances, a silent auction, casino games and dinner for A Night in Vegas , a fundraiser to benefit Charlie's Place Recovery Center. In addition to The King, Aerial Horizons, a company of aerial artists from San Antonio, will also be performing, as will local comedian Javi Luna.

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