Alcoholism

Deaths in Michigan from suicide, drugs and alcohol set to soar

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:20

A new report says Michigan's death rate from suicide, alcohol and drug use is poised to skyrocket over the next decade. The report, Pain in the Nation , examines the effect of rising death rates related to drug use, alcohol abuse and suicide.

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Study sheds light on how young people's emotional associations affect alcohol preferences

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:20

A young woman looking for liquid courage walks up to a bar and orders something stiff: bourbon on the rocks. But if she is at home, just chilling with friends, chances are she will switch to wine or beer.

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Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every state

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:53

Archeologists found proof that wine was being made 8,000 years ago in Georgia. Excessive drinking claims the lives of tens of thousands of Americans each year and is responsible for about 1 in every 10 deaths among working-age adults.

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Different types of alcohol elicit different emotional responses

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:53

Different types of alcohol elicit different emotional responses, but spirits are most frequently associated with feelings of aggression, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open . To explore the potential emotional factors underpinning alcohol preference the researchers drew on anonymised responses to the world's largest online survey of legal and illicit drug and alcohol use among adults .

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Treatments for Eating Disorders at EDTC

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:22

Much like drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders can often require the help of professionals. The staff at the Eating Disorders Treatment Center of Albuquerque are here to offer that help with cognitive therapies designed to help the individual with their specific condition.

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This is Ohio's drunkest city

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:22

Overall, Ohio ranks 14th in the percentage of adults who binge drink or drink heavily at 19.2 percent, the report says. Drinking alcohol is a part of many of our lives no matter where you live.

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Drink related hospital stays on the rise

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:55

Scotland has seen an increase in the number of people hospitalised for alcohol abuse with a total of 36,235 admissions last year. NHS statistics also revealed rising numbers of admissions for those will liver disease as well as a divide showing people from poor backgrounds are more likely to require hospital treatment for drink related problems than those from rich areas.

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Sex harassment: More shoes to drop

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:57

After marveling at how many Beltway cognoscenti went down yesterday over sex harassment claims - John Conyers, Charlie Rose, Glenn Thrush - in just one day, Axios' Mike Allen said he had an even more interesting tidbit: The tech world's dark secrets have been seeping out for months, and it's just under seven weeks since the N.Y. Times detonated its Harvey Weinstein expos. So this may feel like a crest, but here's the amazing thing: Every sign is that for the East Coast, there's lots more to come.

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Lawmakers Push Alcohol Tax Cut Despite Rising Drinking Rates

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 08:25

Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio leaves the Republican Senate policy lunch in the Capitol on Nov. 14.  are significantly more common than drug overdose deaths, but lawmakers may promote more drinking through a two-year tax break for producers of beer, wine and spirits as part of the Senate's tax code overhaul. producers $4.2 billion,  according  to the Joint Committee on Taxation.

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Lawmakers might - belly up to the bar' for booze tax

Alcoholism - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:58

Bills before the Interim Joint Revenue Committee would raise the sales tax on malt beverages from one-half cent per 100 milliliter to four and three-fourths centers per liter; raise the sales tax on wine and spirits an additional one cent per 750 milliliters; and raise the tax on malt beverages an additional one cent per 12 ounces to fund an alcohol abuse recovery fund. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Legislative Service Office estimates the higher alcohol taxes combined would generate about $6.4 million per year.

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Top Exec at Warner Music Sweden Ousted Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 23:51

A top executive at Warner Music Sweden was suspended from his role on Thursday amidst multiple allegations of sexual misconduct involving both Warner employees and artist signees, sources tell Billboard . News about the ousting was first leaked by Swedish tabloid AftonBladet , which claimed that the exec not only made sexual advances towards young female employees and artists, but also promoted an unhealthy work culture including sustained alcohol abuse.

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Alcohol in moderation can be good for heart

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:33

Experts recommend drinking no more than an average of one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men. Dreamstime Dear Mayo Clinic: I have read that drinking alcohol can have positive effects on the heart, but that drinking too much alcohol can damage the heart.

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Link between coffee and less liver damage

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:54

Researchers analyzing 9 studies with more than 430,000 people found a link between drinking two cups of coffee a day and a 44 percent lowered risk of liver cirrhosis. And in 8 of the 9 studies, four cups of coffee a day was linked to a 65 percent lowered risk.

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Prominent NY Times political reporter suspended, accused of sexual misconduct 9 minutes ago

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:41

The New York Times has suspended prominent political reporter Glenn Thrush pending an investigation into accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior. The move comes after Vox published a story Monday morning chronicling the allegations of multiple women who accuse Thursh of making unwanted advances that included kissing and groping.

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New York Times star reporter suspended after sex harassment claim, report says

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:41

The New York Times has suspended star White House correspondent Glenn Thrush amid allegations he sexually harassed co-workers, and the journalist is blaming his bad behavior on the bottle. Word of disciplinary action against Thrush, a frequent critic of President Trump, first came in an article detailing his alleged misconduct on the website Vox .

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New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush suspended amid sexual misconduct allegations

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:41

The New York Times announced Monday that it was suspending White House correspondent Glenn Thrush over allegations of sexual misconduct. "The behavior attributed to Glenn in this Vox story is very concerning and not in keeping with the standards and values of The New York Times," The Times said in a statement Monday.

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Britain has drinking problem because we put freedom first

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:52

Has putting people's freedom and harmony first turned Britain into a nation of binge drinkers? Study reveals those that live in countries that value independence consume more alcohol The worrying report found almost two in five men in Britain drink alcohol more than once a week along with a quarter of women. For the first time researchers in Portugal and the UK - where the biggest binge drinkers in Europe are found - attempted to pinpoint broader societal and cultural predictors of alcohol intake.

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Recovery Caf wants to serve up hope, help

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:23

To get involved with the program and building development of Recovery CafA© of Clark County, call Jerri Stanley at 360-984-6994. Recovery is a forward-moving action.

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Wyoming lawmakers look at increasing taxes on alcohol

Alcoholism - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:55

Interim Joint Revenue Committee has decided to continue debating raising the sales tax on beer, wine and spirits along with a suggestion to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1. The cigarette tax proposal drew more attention and discussion during a meeting earlier this month in Cheyenne, but lawmakers also considered suggestions to increase the sales taxes on beer, wine and spirits and to add a 1 cent tax per can of beer to fund an alcohol abuse recovery fund.

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Instagram reveals her friends went on vacation without her

Alcoholism - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 08:29

Q: There is a group of women with whom I've taken weekend trips once or twice a year over the last six years. Back in May, we tossed around possible trip ideas for the summer.

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