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Penn State officials showed a 'shocking apathy' to drinking: Grand jury

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 20:18

A grand jury's report following the drinking death of a Pennsylvania State University student says school officials showed "a shocking apathy" to a dangerous pattern of hazing and excessive alcohol consumption cultivated by fraternity life on campus. Add Penn State Frat Death as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Penn State Frat Death news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

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Vivitrol Is Making Its Way to Retail Pharmacies

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:18

As a retail pharmacist in the expanding field of specialty pharmacy, I am seeing prescriptions come in for new agents that were previously only available to be billed under patients' medical plans. Vivitrol is naltrexone made in an extended-release injectable suspension to prevent relapse for opioid-dependent patients after detoxification and for the treatment of alcohol dependence.

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Party over for SA underage drinkers

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:23

The South Australian government is cracking down on teen drinking by imposing hefty fines on parents who supply the alcohol. The party is over for underage drinkers in South Australia as the state government looks to clamp down on adults supplying booze to minors.

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Wasted lives: The impact of policy on alcohol consumption and addiction

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:06

Tim Stockwell says policies that increase the availability of alcohol, like allowing it to be sold in barbershops, also increase public harms. Alcohol sales bring in more money to the provincial government than natural gas royalties, forestry revenue or tobacco taxes, but some experts argue the social and healthcare costs outweigh the profits.

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BioCorRx Announces Distribution Deal with CereCare, LLC for the BioCorRx Recovery Program

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:33

ANAHEIM, CA , Dec. 12, 2017 -- BioCorRx Inc. , a developer and provider of advanced solutions in the treatment of alcohol and opioid addiction, today announced that CereCare, LLC, a company focused on facilitating the provisioning of leading edge treatment solutions to those suffering from substance use disorders and other brain related conditions, is going to become a strategic partner for the BioCorRx Recovery Program. As part of the agreement, CereCare and its principal backers will pay an upfront fee of $100,000 and receive restricted shares in BioCorRx plus performance-based options for reaching certain milestones.

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Martyn's 'Buzzing' after winning battle with the bottle

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:09

It is raining over Accrington Stanley 's Wham Stadium as a hooded figure on a lawnmower glides back and forth across the grass, the sound of the petrol engine echoing around the empty stands. Neat lines from side to side show just how much ground has been covered in pursuit of the perfect playing surface, but a lack of them along its length reveals just how much work there is left to be done.

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Martyn's 'Buzzing' after winning battle with the bottle

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:09

This is Matt Deacon's piece on Buzzer which you are free to use as long as you give him a by-line. Might need updating with league position etc.

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Drunkards association of Ghana holds crucial meeting on safe drinking

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:56

The drunkards association of Ghana is embarking on a conference to address issues related to safe drinking and job creation among alcohol-abusers in Ghana. A press release issued by the president of the association, Moses Drybone, indicates that the Congress aims to educate Ghanaians on safe drinking and also entreat local manufacturing companies to put safety first in the production and consumption of alcohol.

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Could this software diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders?

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:11

Identifying certain types of alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder has proven challenging, but a new approach using a computer-based facial analysis tool may prove useful. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders refers to a range of conditions caused by a mother's consumption of alcohol during pregnancy.

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Michael Jackson helps homeless Edmonton man get off the street

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:48

WATCH ABOVE: Robert L'Hirondelle has battled cancer three times, overcome an alcohol addiction and homelessness. He credits Michael Jackson with another shot at life, thanks to a special song.

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Keith Chegwin opened up to Richard and Judy about alcoholism

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:24

Keith Chegwin spoke openly about his fight against alcoholism during an interview with daytime TV show This Morning in 1992. The TV presenter has died aged 60 after a long-term battle with a progressive lung condition, his family said.

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Drinking and the risk of cancer

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:10

It's no secret that drinking alcohol is a risk factor for cancer. The National Cancer Institute says alcohol use is associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of the head and neck, esophagus, liver, breast, colon and rectum.

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CPI-M counters Nitish Kumar, says nationwide alcohol ban will lead to illegal trade

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:37

M leader Brinda Karat said she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse. CPI-M politburo member Brinda Karat on Monday said a nationwide ban on alcohol would lead to illegal trade, even as she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse.

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Roy Exum: The Last You'd Suspect

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:37

Back when Bill Lenz launched Christ the Rock Community Church, the idea was to spread the gospel in Menasha, Wisc.

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The DARK secrets of Australian TV stars revealed

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:29

A 'spooky' connection with a twin sister, a brother gone missing on a family bushwalk and severe alcohol addiction: The DARK secrets of Australian TV stars revealed But as media talent delivering news and gossip, these high-paid personalities rarely share personal details from their own lives. From the tragedy of a missing brother to a 'spooky' connection with a twin sister and severe alcohol addiction, Woman's Day revealed epic celebrity secrets on Monday.

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A.A. Meetings - December 9, 2017

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:17

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. There are no dues or fees or AA membership.

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Disturbing Footage Surfaces Of Scott Disick And Sofia Richie

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:43

TMZ has obtained footage of a very inebriated Scott Disick while he and girlfriend Sofia Richie were vacationing in Florida. The footage appears to show them outside on the balcony of their hotel room.

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Should we be giving panhandlers money?

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:30

And right before I arrived on a recent chilly morning, a young woman brought him out a cup of coffee from the Starbucks at Bradley Avenue and Victory Boulevard. In the other hand he had an empty paper cup, quietly holding it out as folks shuffled in and out of the coffee shop.

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Coronation Street: Carla begs Roy to keep her big secret a " but what is it?

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 06:02

Carla Connor returns to Coronation Street on Christmas Day to reconnect with her family - but it soon becomes clear she's hiding something, and only close friend Roy Cropper is on in it. What has happened to Carla in the 18 months since she was driven out of Weatherfield? After being summoned by little brother Aidan to a secret meeting where he failed to persuade her to buy back the factory and save the family business, Carla rocks up to spread some festive cheer and is reunited with the rest of the Connors.

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Unity Center Moves to New Location in Benwood

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 06:02

A local organization dedicated to helping people overcome addiction enlisted the support of a West Virginia lawmaker Friday as it marked the first week in its new home. Ohio Valley Recovery Inc., also known as the Unity Center, officially moved Dec. 2 from its former location in Center Wheeling to 4850 Eoff St. in Benwood, just over the border with Wheeling.

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