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Meghalaya: From Overcoming Alcoholism to appreciating life, journey of an alcoholic turned sober woman! - thenortheasttoday.com

Tue, 2017-03-28 04:18

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Meghalaya: From Overcoming Alcoholism to appreciating life, journey of an alcoholic turned sober woman!
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Shillong, March, 28 2017: Alcoholism is the most severe form of problem drinking. Alcoholism involves all the symptoms of alcohol abuse, but it also involves another element: physical dependence on alcohol. If you rely on alcohol to function or feel ...

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Tanning bed addiction linked to alcoholism - Yale Daily News (blog)

Mon, 2017-03-27 23:34

Tanning bed addiction linked to alcoholism
Yale Daily News (blog)
New research from the Yale School of Public Health uncovered a link between people suffering from an addiction to indoor tanning and those who suffer from other addictive behaviors such as alcoholism. The study, led by Brenda Cartmel, a professor in ...

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Could health supplements treat alcoholism? - Texas Tribune

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:02

Could health supplements treat alcoholism?
Texas Tribune
Research shows certain over-the-counter drugs may be as effective or better than current treatments for people with bipolar disorder who have who have high rates of alcoholism. (KERA). Meet Paige: Our new Facebook Messenger bot helps you keep track of ...

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Could health supplements treat alcoholism? | The Texas Tribune - Texas Tribune

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:02

Could health supplements treat alcoholism? | The Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Research shows certain over-the-counter drugs may be as effective or better than current treatments for people with bipolar disorder who have who have high ...

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Labor Law: Protections limited for employees struggling with drug and alcohol abuse - Richmond.com

Mon, 2017-03-27 20:42

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Labor Law: Protections limited for employees struggling with drug and alcohol abuse
Richmond.com
The Redskins recently terminated General Manager Scot McCloughan for what was widely reported as alcohol abuse. This prompted discussion among fans as to whether or not the team had a right to fire him for that reason, since alcoholism is a medical ...

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Family History of Alcoholism Affects Memory of Hangovers - TheFix.com

Mon, 2017-03-27 18:45

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Family History of Alcoholism Affects Memory of Hangovers
TheFix.com
Stephens was studying hangovers in people with a family history of alcohol use disorder, because it is already established by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) that people with a family history of alcoholism are four times ...

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Building starts on €4.8m alcoholism recovery facility - Irish Examiner

Mon, 2017-03-27 18:03

Irish Examiner

Building starts on €4.8m alcoholism recovery facility
Irish Examiner
Building work has started on a €4.8m step-down facility in Cork for men recovering from alcohol addiction. Minister Coveney and Tabor Group general manager Aileen O'Neill turn the sod on €4.8m Tabor's Fellowship House. Picture Michael MacSweeney.

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Tanya Byron: My mother's alcoholism is tormenting us - The Times (subscription)

Sun, 2017-03-26 17:06

The Times (subscription)

Tanya Byron: My mother's alcoholism is tormenting us
The Times (subscription)
Q My mother is an alcoholic, though she does not acknowledge that this is a major cause of discord in our family. She has had alcohol problems for 15 to 20 years and has various drink-driving convictions but describes herself as a functioning alcoholic.

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Kalac's boss: He is a 'functional alcoholic' - Kitsap Sun

Thu, 2017-03-23 20:51

Kitsap Sun

Kalac's boss: He is a 'functional alcoholic'
Kitsap Sun
PORT ORCHARD — When he wasn't drinking, David Kalac was a good worker and very likable, Kalac's former boss told a Kitsap County Superior Court jury Thursday. When he had been drinking, however, he could be difficult and argumentative. “When he ...

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Recovering Alcoholic Shows Shocking Transformation Exactly One Year After He Stopped Drinking - Independent Journal Review

Thu, 2017-03-23 16:05

Independent Journal Review

Recovering Alcoholic Shows Shocking Transformation Exactly One Year After He Stopped Drinking
Independent Journal Review
No matter who you are, where you come from, what you believe, or how much money you have, alcoholism affects people from all walks of life. And 33-year-old reddit user, Klamsykrawl, was no different: reddit. In a recent post, Klamsykrawl explained that ...

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Alcoholism: A threat to families and ourselves - ChristianToday

Wed, 2017-03-22 20:25

ChristianToday

Alcoholism: A threat to families and ourselves
ChristianToday
Just how dangerous is alcoholism? At the heart of alcohol abuse is a misguided desire for satisfaction garnered through substances when the truth is that only Jesus Christ can fill that desire. As a result, it ultimately misaligns our view of Christ as ...

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Doc Talk on alcoholism awareness March 28 at Orofino Health Center - Clearwater Tribune

Wed, 2017-03-22 13:11

Clearwater Tribune

Doc Talk on alcoholism awareness March 28 at Orofino Health Center
Clearwater Tribune
Since April is Alcoholism Awareness Month Dr. Rebecca Katzman will give a Doc Talk about the topic at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Orofino Health Center. The talk will cover facts about alcohol, signs that you or someone you know may have a problem ...

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Researchers Hope to Curb Alcoholism Using Two OTC ... - MPR - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Wed, 2017-03-22 10:49

Researchers Hope to Curb Alcoholism Using Two OTC ... - MPR
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
A proof of concept study will assess the effectiveness of two over-the-counter (OTC) supplements in possibly treating alcohol abuse in bipolar disorder pat.

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Can Old Prescription Drugs Provide New Treatments for Alcoholism? - The Atlantic

Wed, 2017-03-22 10:37

The Atlantic

Can Old Prescription Drugs Provide New Treatments for Alcoholism?
The Atlantic
Because the brain cells of an alcoholic have different genes turned on than the brain cells in a non-alcoholic, Harris wants to find prescriptions drugs that can be repurposed to turn off the problem genes in an alcoholic's brain, effectively wiping it ...

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This Is What It's Really Like To Be An Alcoholic In Your 20s - Elite Daily

Wed, 2017-03-22 09:25

Elite Daily

This Is What It's Really Like To Be An Alcoholic In Your 20s
Elite Daily
But alcohol, though it's legal, is a really dangerous drug. And like any drug, you can become addicted. First, it's important to understand that binge drinking and alcoholism are not the same. While binge drinking can lead to alcoholism, you are not ...

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'The Love Boat' Star Gavin MacLeod on Life After Alcoholism — "I've Learned to Forgive Myself" - Closer Weekly

Wed, 2017-03-22 07:14

Closer Weekly

'The Love Boat' Star Gavin MacLeod on Life After Alcoholism — "I've Learned to Forgive Myself"
Closer Weekly
He talked in-depth about his scary battle with alcoholism and even shared it almost ended his life. "I was friends with Ted Knight when I was doing McHale's Navy [from 1962 to 1964], and he said, 'Why are you doing this show? You're a glorified extra ...

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Study to assess effectiveness of two OTC medications for treating ... - News-Medical.net

Wed, 2017-03-22 04:17

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Study to assess effectiveness of two OTC medications for treating ...
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Researchers have long wondered if medications could treat alcohol abuse. Ihsan Salloum, M.D., chief of the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse at the ...

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New Understanding of Mental Reward System Means Better Alcoholism Treatments - Sputnik International

Tue, 2017-03-21 09:27

Sputnik International

New Understanding of Mental Reward System Means Better Alcoholism Treatments
Sputnik International
A trial carried out by Imperial College London has provided unique insight into the treatment of alcoholics and gambling addicts, and how to beat damaging habits - the lead psychiatrist on the project has told Sputnik the findings will optimize ...

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Window to brain's reward system could lead to better treatments for alcoholism - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2017-03-20 18:58

Medical Xpress

Window to brain's reward system could lead to better treatments for alcoholism
Medical Xpress
The team believes the findings could help to improve existing drug treatments for alcoholism by targeting them to those who are most likely to benefit, and even lead to the development of more effective treatments. Led by Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes ...

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