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Brain MRI shows gender-specific approaches should be considered in treating alcoholism - Health Imaging

Mon, 2017-04-24 10:23

Brain MRI shows gender-specific approaches should be considered in treating alcoholism
Health Imaging
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) used brain MRIs in a new study to find the effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different in women and men. The study was ...

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Uganda: Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages - AllAfrica.com

Sun, 2017-04-23 23:15

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Uganda: Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages
AllAfrica.com
A study carried out by Global Healthcare and Education Initiative -Uganda Chapter (GHEI-Uganda) on the "health psychology of alcohol and alcoholism" has shown that using health messages that cause disgust can positively influence future drinking ...

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Virtual detox new reality in R.I. alcoholism rehab - The Providence Journal

Sun, 2017-04-23 16:59

The Providence Journal

Virtual detox new reality in R.I. alcoholism rehab
The Providence Journal
“Every single one of them was really seriously drinking,” says Gordon, a nationally prominent addiction and alcoholism expert. Every one would have qualified for inpatient treatment, had they wanted it. All 17 today are sober, Gordon says. Their ...

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Q: What other efforts are there to end alcoholism on Pine Ridge ... - Lincoln Journal Star

Sun, 2017-04-23 09:56

Lincoln Journal Star

Q: What other efforts are there to end alcoholism on Pine Ridge ...
Lincoln Journal Star
A: The Oglala Lakota Tribe has wrestled with this issue for years, but has struggled to obtain enough funding to properly address it.
Editorial: Liquor Commission takes strong first step to change futures ...Omaha World-Herald

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Effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different ... - Science Daily

Sat, 2017-04-22 07:51

Effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different ...
Science Daily
Medical researchers have found evidence implying that alcoholism may have different effects on the reward system in the brains of women than it does in men.

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The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism - Times ... - Times of San Diego

Fri, 2017-04-21 15:39

Times of San Diego

The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism - Times ...
Times of San Diego
We all have friends who enjoy letting loose on the weekend. They are the first to announce company happy hours, always offering to be the one at the bar ...

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Opinion: The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism ... - Times of San Diego

Fri, 2017-04-21 15:39

Times of San Diego

Opinion: The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism ...
Times of San Diego
We all have friends who enjoy letting loose on the weekend. They are the first to announce company happy hours, always offering to be the one at the bar ...

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Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain's reward system ... - News-Medical.net

Fri, 2017-04-21 06:18

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain's reward system ...
News-Medical.net
A collaborative study between researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine has found evidence implying that ...

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'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae opens up about alcoholism - New York Daily News

Thu, 2017-04-20 22:21

New York Daily News

'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae opens up about alcoholism
New York Daily News
The “Facts of Life” star opened up about her battle with alcoholism that began in college and lasted until her 40s. “Alcohol became my drug of choice so I could get sleep at night,” the 90-year-old actress told Fox News. “It was difficult. I was doing ...

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Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ... - UPI.com

Thu, 2017-04-20 15:06

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Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ...
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A study has found that effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different for women than men. Photo by Per Bengtsson/Shutterstock.com.

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OPINION: It's still alcoholism even before you graduate - N.C. State University Technician Online

Wed, 2017-04-19 23:06

N.C. State University Technician Online

OPINION: It's still alcoholism even before you graduate
N.C. State University Technician Online
Before coming to NC State, I, along with all incoming underage students, had to complete AlcoholEDU, a program which is supposed to provide non-opinionated facts about alcohol and help students learn safe drinking skills. Before coming to college, I ...

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Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery - MSR News Online

Wed, 2017-04-19 20:22

MSR News Online

Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery
MSR News Online
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is celebrating 31 years of promoting Alcohol Awareness Month. The organization has dedicated the month of April to educate, reduce, prevent and raise awareness for the ...

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Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery - MSR News Online

Wed, 2017-04-19 20:22

MSR News Online

Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery
MSR News Online
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is celebrating 31 years of promoting Alcohol Awareness Month. The organization has dedicated the month of April to educate, reduce, prevent and raise awareness for the ...

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Caretaker accused of financially exploiting Louisiana judge amid her alcoholism treament - The Advocate

Wed, 2017-04-19 15:11

The Advocate

Caretaker accused of financially exploiting Louisiana judge amid her alcoholism treament
The Advocate
In this 2013 photo, U.S. District Court Judge Patricia Minaldi speaks during the Empowering Women Luncheon in Sulphur, La. Minaldi, whose unusual behavior on the bench preceded her mysterious removal from a string of cases, was ordered to get ...

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Whiteclay liquor stores accused of fueling alcoholism at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation denied licenses - Nebraska Radio Network

Wed, 2017-04-19 11:11

Nebraska Radio Network

Whiteclay liquor stores accused of fueling alcoholism at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation denied licenses
Nebraska Radio Network
Four Nebraska beer stores accused of fueling the alcoholism that pervades the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota have been denied state liquor licenses. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission has voted 3-0 to deny the licenses to the ...
The tap runs dry for Whiteclay beer vendorsWOWT

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Health Matters: Alcoholism - Red River Radio

Wed, 2017-04-19 10:57

Red River Radio

Health Matters: Alcoholism
Red River Radio
Airs Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition as Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and Dr. Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor, will host this show on Alcoholism and Recovery. Our guest will be Sean Gregory ...

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Donegal man shares his inspirational battle with Alcoholism - "Drink ... - Derry Now

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:04

Derry Now

Donegal man shares his inspirational battle with Alcoholism - "Drink ...
Derry Now
One night I came into the bedroom I shared with my wife Dympna. As usual, she'd gone up before me while I'd stayed downstairs and had a sneaky nightcap or ...

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New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services ... - Niagara Frontier Publications

Tue, 2017-04-18 12:07

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services ...
Niagara Frontier Publications
The New York State Office is Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) on Monday announced the grand opening of BestSelf Recovery Community ...

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Doctors once treated alcoholism with heroin. Now, they want to treat heroin addiction with marijuana. - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 2017-04-17 08:19

Chicago Tribune

Doctors once treated alcoholism with heroin. Now, they want to treat heroin addiction with marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, some American physicians were persuaded that the best treatment for what was then called "alcoholism" or "inebriety" was morphine, an opiate. Even as late as the 1960s, researchers documented that a number of ...

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Presenters to talk alcoholism - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Mon, 2017-04-17 04:38

Presenters to talk alcoholism
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Hadlock will give a talk titled “Alcoholism As a Disease.” He is an addiction recovery professional with more than nine years' sobriety under his belt. Hadlock is known for an engaging style of speaking that presents stories and experiences in a raw way.

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