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Behind the Rise in Alcoholism in Women - SheKnows.com

Thu, 2017-11-16 23:04

SheKnows.com

Behind the Rise in Alcoholism in Women
SheKnows.com
While alcohol use has been on the rise across the board, women in particular seem to be at additional risk of developing alcoholism. In fact, a study recently published by JAMA Psychiatry notes that alcohol-use disorders are on the rise in women when ...

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'There's a monster within' - recovering from alcoholism - BBC News - BBC News

Thu, 2017-11-16 19:09

BBC News

'There's a monster within' - recovering from alcoholism - BBC News
BBC News
Recovering alcoholic Matthew says there is no law that could have stopped him drinking.

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Alcoholism isn't an excuse for lying, stealing - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:32

DesMoinesRegister.com

Alcoholism isn't an excuse for lying, stealing
DesMoinesRegister.com
There is and should be redemption in this world and our justice system. Alcoholics don't choose their disease any more than a person chooses cancer, but alcoholism is not an excuse for our conduct. To gain redemption, a person must first be accountable ...

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Minnesota program addresses alcoholism among senior citizens - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Thu, 2017-11-16 05:04

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Minnesota program addresses alcoholism among senior citizens
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
“High-risk drinking” — think DWIs, ambulance rides, fatal falls — by senior citizens jumped by 65 percent from 2002 to 2013, according to a study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Drinking is increasing for all age groups ...

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Elderly alcoholism can be prevented; know the signs | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

Wed, 2017-11-15 13:44

Elderly alcoholism can be prevented; know the signs | Opinion
Sun Sentinel
Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are prevalent in our society. This ubiquitous illness can be found in every economic level, every race, every nationality, the young, and the elderly. Alcohol abusers do not realize the effect alcohol is having on their bodies.

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NGO cautions Ghanaians against alcoholism - Ghana News Agency

Wed, 2017-11-15 11:49

NGO cautions Ghanaians against alcoholism
Ghana News Agency
Sunyani, Nov. 15, GNA – Think Health International-Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation has cautioned Ghanaians against alcoholism and drug abuse, as the country marks this year's world Diabetes Day. A statement signed by Mr Richard Boahen, the ...

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Psychedelic Drug Might Ease Depression, Alcoholism - WebMD

Wed, 2017-11-15 10:28

WebMD

Psychedelic Drug Might Ease Depression, Alcoholism
WebMD
TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A powerful psychedelic drug out of South America might help battle both depression and alcoholism, a new British survey suggests. Ayahuasca is a brew made from a combination of Amazonian plants, including ...

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Minimum pricing won't end alcoholism – it will make the addiction more deadly - Spectator.co.uk

Wed, 2017-11-15 04:22

Spectator.co.uk

Minimum pricing won't end alcoholism – it will make the addiction more deadly
Spectator.co.uk
Advocates of minimum pricing might hope that their policy will put an end to alcoholism and street drinking, but the reality-based community knows that isn't going to happen. The question is what will the heaviest drinkers turn to? With every unit of ...
UK court allows Scotland to fight drinking problem with alcohol pricingCNBC
What happens when the state sets booze prices—Scotland wants to find outQuartz
judgment - The Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court

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Alcoholism - Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention - Times of India

Wed, 2017-11-15 01:59

Times of India

Alcoholism - Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention
Times of India
Alcoholism, or an addiction to alcohol, is often seen as a stereotyped, non medical condition, in our country. What we do not know is that an addiction to this poison often goes out of control for a person who has a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism ...

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Feature: The human cost of alcoholism - The Scotsman

Wed, 2017-11-15 00:02

The Scotsman

Feature: The human cost of alcoholism
The Scotsman
Today we focus on the human cost of alcoholism with the story of one man's decades-long battle with booze, from drunken teenager to hitting rock bottom and wanting to die. Rod Anderson was a successful car salesman, who worked his way up to becoming ...

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Psychedelic Amazonian Drug Might Ease Symptoms of Depression ... - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-11-14 11:36

U.S. News & World Report

Psychedelic Amazonian Drug Might Ease Symptoms of Depression ...
U.S. News & World Report
US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find ...

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Ayahuasca: Psychedelic drug brewed by indigenous Amazonian tribes 'could be used to treat depression and alcoholism' - The Independent

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:47

Telangana Today

Ayahuasca: Psychedelic drug brewed by indigenous Amazonian tribes 'could be used to treat depression and alcoholism'
The Independent
A psychedelic drug brewed by indigenous South American tribes could be used to treat alcoholism and depression, new research suggests. Ayahuasca, a plant-based potion often used in spiritual medicine by indigenous Amazonians, is linked to improved ...
Psychedelic drugs can help treat alcoholism, depressionTelangana Today

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6 Reasons You Need to Seek Rehab for Alcoholism - TG Daily (blog)

Mon, 2017-11-13 05:37

TG Daily (blog)

6 Reasons You Need to Seek Rehab for Alcoholism
TG Daily (blog)
Alcoholism is something that you can't treat without taking a professional's help. This addiction if ignored or taken lightly can have severe consequences and therefore you need to seek help as soon as possible if you identify as an alcoholic. Many ...

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Traditional psychedelic drug may help treat alcoholism, depression: study - Deccan Chronicle

Mon, 2017-11-13 01:05

Deccan Chronicle

Traditional psychedelic drug may help treat alcoholism, depression: study
Deccan Chronicle
A traditional psychedelic brew used by people in South America can improve one's general sense of wellbeing, and may help treat for alcoholism and depression, a study suggests. The drug called Ayahuasca - a blend of the Psychotria Viridis bush and the ...

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Alcoholism is lonelier when you're over 50. A Stillwater program is helping. - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sun, 2017-11-12 06:02

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Alcoholism is lonelier when you're over 50. A Stillwater program is helping.
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Vicki Burkhow, center, standing by Steve S., left, and Jim Hartman and others close a meeting with a 12-step prayer at Silver Sobriety in Stillwater, a non-residential recovery program that offers education, recovery services and support to adults ages ...

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Living with a violent, alcoholic mother - NEWS.com.au (blog)

Sat, 2017-11-11 18:52

NEWS.com.au (blog)

Living with a violent, alcoholic mother
NEWS.com.au (blog)
Living with a violent, alcoholic mother. NICOLE Phillips hid a dark secret as she grew up. Her mother, a kind, gentle woman while sober, turned violent when she drank. Nicole Phillips. news.com.auNovember 12, 201711:47am. Video; Image ...

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Straight Talk: Struggling with alcoholism, woman 'borrows hope' for tomorrow - Northwest Herald

Fri, 2017-11-10 16:01

Northwest Herald

Straight Talk: Struggling with alcoholism, woman 'borrows hope' for tomorrow
Northwest Herald
“Sandy” never had it easy. Her mom was an alcoholic of the “pass out on the kitchen floor” variety. Some days, Mom was baking cookies and acting like what Sandy thought a “normal” mom was supposed to act like, but, inexplicably, a day or two of cookie ...

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Bob Reese, PhD talks about 'The 13th Step' to Alcoholism Recovery - Broadway World

Fri, 2017-11-10 05:09

Broadway World

Bob Reese, PhD talks about 'The 13th Step' to Alcoholism Recovery
Broadway World
Bob Reese, PhD talks about 'The 13th Step' to Alcoholism Recovery Bob Reese, PhD wanted to share his personal story to better understand how recovering alcoholics and addicts not only maintain recovery but go on to thrive in life. It prompted him to ...

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Alcoholism: Cancer risk often overlooked - KPNX 12 News TV

Thu, 2017-11-09 16:52

KPNX 12 News TV

Alcoholism: Cancer risk often overlooked
KPNX 12 News TV
Alcoholism: Cancer risk often overlooked. Error loading player: No playable sources found. The American Society Of Clinical Oncology says the cancers in the breast, colon, esophagus, head and neck are all linked to alcohol. Erika Edwards, NBC , KPNX 9 ...
Even light drinkers at risk of cancer - Medical News TodayMedical News Today

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