Alcoholism

On My Mind: The ultimate alcoholism counselor

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:55

An alcoholism counselor named Judy Fraser recently died after spending a life steeped in recovery work and saving or profoundly changing the lives of countless Vineyarders - including my own. While this column is about Judy, if you have worked in the recovery community, you will recognize parts of Judy in countless other professionals who do similar work.

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The Latest: Former Equifax CEO defends sale of company stock

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:28

A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't. A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't.

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Avoiding meat during pregnancy linked with later substance misuse by children

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 04:21

Lower meat consumption by women during pregnancy was linked with an increased risk of substance misuse by their children during adolescence. The findings come from a study published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research .

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How Jack's Path To Sobriety Will Affect This Is Us Season 2

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:17

Jack is attending meetings and hitting the boxing gym in the latest episode of This Is Us , and it looks like the head of the Pearson clan is back on the path of sobriety. When asked if Jack's road to recovery will play into his character on Season 2 of NBC's hit show in an ongoing fashion, Milo Ventimiglia had this to say: Yes, it does.

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'This Is Us': Milo Ventimiglia Talks Jack's 'Big Step' and Vietnam War Past

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 22:17

The star of the NBC drama also discusses the season premiere's "painful" final scene and his character's "inner demons." Now that the sophomore season of This Is Us has revealed a big piece of its ongoing mystery - how Jack Pearson died - the show settled back into more of the overarching family drama with its second episode of the season on Tuesday.

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Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care. Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care.

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AAC Holdings, Inc. (AAC) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

According to Zacks, "AAC Holdings, Inc. is a provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. It provides detoxification, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient care services.

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Taxpayers might face choice of property tax, home deductions

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care. WASHINGTON - Homeowners would be forced to choose between two popular tax deductions - one for local property taxes, the other for mortgage interest - under a potential compromise that House Republicans are considering as they craft the evolving tax revamp.

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LSUHealthNO to study cause of alcohol abuse linked to PTSD

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:58

LSU Health New Orleans has been awarded a $1.85 million grant over five years by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the brain changes that may underlie excessive alcohol drinking associated with post-traumatic stress disorder. The researchers will use male and female rodents to investigate how individual differences in the stress response of specific brain circuits to traumatic stress affects the escalation of alcohol drinking after stress.

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7 ways to live within your means and not feel limited

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:58

Meanwhile, your friends are enjoying every morsel of indulgence. All you want is to join in.

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Five signs of prescription drug abuse

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:54

The latest numbers are sobering: On average, 91 people a day die from an opioid-related overdose, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Minnesota is far from immune to the pain pill problem.

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34-year-old who died from alcohol abuse should have had more help, say devastated parents

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:48

Mathew Gareth Jones, 34, died at his home on Bath Street in Rhyl in April, and his inquest at Ruthin today recorded a conclusion that his death was alcohol-related.

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European court asked to rule on Facebook data transfers

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:42

Max Schrems, front right, leaves the High Court in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017, as the legal case about social media transfer of personal data between international jurisdictions has been referred to Europe's highes... A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't. A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't.

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Trying to get sober? NIH offers tool to help find good care

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:45

Dr. George Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health, is shown Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in his office in Rockville, Md.

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BCA17: Reduce your risk

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:17

While some risk factors for breast cancer come from family history and reproductive influences that are out of our control, there are many risk factors that come from our lifestyle that can be personally monitored or controlled. If you needed yet one more reason to quit smoking, here it is.

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Industries Suffering From the Most Substance Abuse

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:15

Substance abuse can be harmful to personal mental and physical well-being. It also takes a heavy toll on the economy.

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Alcohol and Stroke Risk

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:04

Does drinking alcohol increase your risk of stroke? That's a good question without a simple answer. It all depends on the type of stroke - ischemic or hemorrhagic - and how much alcohol you consume each day over time.

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How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:41

All the good news/bad news studies about alcohol can leave you confused. But research suggests that you still need to keep moderation in mind when you raise a glass.

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Opiant Pharmaceuticals and Titan Pharmaceuticals Collaborate to...

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:29

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced a collaboration to explore development of a novel approach to the prevention of opioid relapse and overdose in individuals with opioid use disorder. The companies will conduct a feasibility assessment of a subcutaneous implant using Titan's proprietary ProNeuraa sustained release technology to administer an opioid antagonist.

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For five years, recovery housing at Bethsaida has helped women beat homelessness

Alcoholism - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 21:24

Patrice Chapman at the Bethsaida Community, Inc. recovery house in Norwich Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

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