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Death rates linked to alcohol abuse rise 'significantly' for men aged 60 to 74

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:13

Death rates among 60 to 74-year-old men owing wholly to alcohol abuse have "increased significantly" since 2001, new figures show. Death rates among 60 to 74-year-old men owing wholly to alcohol abuse have "increased significantly" since 2001, new figures show.

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Could you be an almost alcoholic?

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:50

It's midweek. You've just put the children to bed and now you're relaxing with your third glass of wine, watching your favourite TV series.

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Drugs for alcoholism go largely unused - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 PST

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 04:32

Excessive alcohol use is one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States. Some 88,000 Americans died of alcohol-related causes every year between 2006 and 2010, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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People will vote on the sale of beer and wine in Dublin

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:17

To sell or not to sell beer and wine. That is the question for one Bladen county town.

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Renewal Ranch raises $17,000

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:58

More than 600 people attended the eighth annual Renewal Ranch chili cook off and silent auction, which raised more than $17,000. "This was a community-wide event and our most successful year yet," spokesman Bryce McGhee said.

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What Young Women Need to Know About Alcoholism

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:48

From brunch get-togethers to first dates to holiday parties, it's undeniable that alcohol plays a central role in our social lives. And although many of us know the health benefits of drinking less , most people are reluctant to stop drinking for more than a month .

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"Magic mushrooms" may "reboot" the brain, relieving depression, according to new study

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:40

A new study finds that psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," may restart the brain and relieve depression, as reported by The Daily Mail . Researchers from the Imperial College London studied 20 participants with depression, all of whom were unresponsive to traditional antidepressants.

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Lily Allen Is Writing A Memoir

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:26

UK pop star Lily Allen has lived a tumultuous life, and in a new book, she'll tell us all about it. As Pitchfork points out , the Bookseller reports that Allen has signed on with Blink to write an as-yet-untitled autobiography, which is due to be published in the fall of 2018.

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How the body processes alcohol

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:09

A big concern that many people have is how long the alcohol they have been drinking will remain in their system. There are a lot of factors that can affect this but, on average, the liver can process 1 ounce of alcohol every hour, and it can be detected in the blood for several hours, and in the urine for several days.

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First Crystal Meth Anonymous meeting held in Winnipeg

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 22:56

Winnipeggers struggling with crystal meth now have a place to meet and share their story with others dealing with the drug, which some are caling an epidemic in our city. "Since we've all faced the same demons, it's like a common bond and you could feel an energy in the room," said Jameson, 24, a former user and one of the organizers of the group.

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Cheong Wa Dae mulls over what to serve Trump in Korea

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:44

Cheong Wa Dae mulls over what to serve Trump in Korea. November. 06, 2017 07:59.

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Comic draws on personal experiences as a drug addict and alcoholic in his informal self-help guide

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 01:02

Recovery is Russell Brand's self-help book for anyone on the addiction spectrum. By that, he means all of us exhibiting behaviour ranging from substance abuse to prioritising to the point of destructiveness bad food, abusive bosses, sex, toxic relationships, consumerism, social media and so on.

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Third annual Recovery RockFest brings awareness to addiction recovery

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 22:53

"Knowing that we have such an opioid crisis and not just opioids, but also people who suffer from alcoholism, we wanted to be able to show people that recovery is possible," Recovery RockFest director Nyla Cione said. "It's important to me because it allows me to get a chance to give back.

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A.A. Meetings

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:33

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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Opinion: Let's Open Up About Addiction and Recovery

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:13

San Anselmo, Calif. - Fay Zenoff recently met a friend for dinner at a sushi restaurant in Sausalito, Calif.

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Top Republican in Arkansas Senate sues after rehab program compared on TV to slavery

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:48

The top Republican in the Arkansas Senate filed a defamation lawsuit late Wednesday in Benton County court on behalf of his company after allegations that Hendren Plastics Inc. used participants in a rehabilitation program as unpaid workers. Sen. Jim Hendren of Gravette said his company, Hendren Plastics, paid for the work done by participants in the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program in Decatur and that the allegations against his company are not true.

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New Banbury group to help people who can't stop eating

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 07:00

Overeaters Anonymous is an international organisation aiming to help people with eating disorders get to the root of their obsession with food. A group has been running successfully in Oxford and the organisation is branching out to the north of the county.

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Paducah Lifeline Ministries seeking funds for expansion

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 02:13

The nationwide opioid epidemic has Paducah bracing for impact, but Terrye Peeler, executive director of a local faith-based recovery program, has never been one to shy away from a challenge -- even one with a $6 million price tag.

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What is clenbuterol?

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:14

Clenbuterol is a steroid-like chemical that was initially developed to treat asthma in horses, working by relaxing the airways in the animals' lungs. The drug is both a decongestant and a bronchodilator.

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Jeremy Allen White Teases 'Shameless' Season 8:...

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:34

'Shameless' season 8 is just days away, and got EXCLUSIVE scoop from Jeremy Allen White about Lip's journey. Will he finally get his life together? Shameless season 8 premieres Sunday, Nov. 5, at 9 p.m. ET, and the Gallaghers are back for more drama and chaos.

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