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Women Now Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, and That's Bad

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — American women are catching up to men when it comes to using and abusing alcohol, a new government report shows. 449 more words

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Divine Dissatisfaction


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It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. (not exactly Charles Dickens...I wonder if he was depressed. Or if Jack London was.)

1 in 10 Americans Struggle With Lifelong Drug Problems

By Alan Mozes
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in 10 Americans has some type of lifelong drug use disorder, a new federal government survey finds. 671 more words

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Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say that they have identified a gene mutation that is linked to an increased risk of impulsive and reckless behavior when drunk. 202 more words

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Doctors should prescribe Naltrexone for treating alcohol use disorders. Here's why:

The smell didn’t so much creep up on me as it did slap me upside the head. Stale alcohol has always burned my nostrils like the way I imagine acid dissolves flesh. 377 more words


When AA is Not Enough

I started going to meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous on a regular basis when I was eighteen. I was not all that ready or eager to admit that I was an alcoholic and needed help, but I knew that I belonged in those rooms. 1,957 more words