Alcohol

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Memorial Day Tips & Trick

Memorial Day is just around the corner and the summer-welcoming holiday can be a lot of fun for the whole family. There are cookouts...
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Alcohol Addiction

OVERVIEW Alcohol addiction is a chronic dependence on alcohol. This addiction often involves being preoccupied with alcohol and when you will have your next drink,...
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For Young Smokers, Cigarettes Paired Best with Alcohol

Findings on co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could have implications for smoking cessation efforts. When it comes to health, cigarettes are never a good thing....
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Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...
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How Are Alcohol Use and Skin Problems Connected?

Alcohol use disorders were prevalent in patients with eczema and other skin disorders. You've probably heard the expression “you are what you eat.” There may...
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Risky alcohol consumption can increase at time of retirement

New research shows that some employees drink more alcohol when they retire. Researchers followed 5,800 employees that retired between 2000 and 2011 and answered a...
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Older Women Hitting the Bottle?

Current and binge drinking increasing among older American women Many older Americans drink alcohol. Even among healthy adults, alcohol consumption may cause some problems, and...
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New Guidelines for Preventing Substance Abuse

Story by: Beth Greenwood, RN American College of Physicians issues new recommendations for preventing and treating substance abuse. Substance abuse is on the rise in America....
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Half of traffic deaths in children and young people related to...

Half of traffic deaths in people younger than 21 years old are related to alcohol and could be prevented by stronger laws, according to...