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07 June
NCAA lifts alcohol ban at its championship events
By Rachael

NCAA lifts alcohol ban at its championship events

“Small brain: show up drunk  Normal brain: hide airplane bottles in a sunglasses case Genius brain: false bottom bag or any other commercially available product designed for exactly this purpose Galaxy brain: show up REALLY drunk” — Mathew Brown (@mathewbrown) – March 12, 2018

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24 April
Pam says Tommy is suffering from ‘disease of alcoholism’
By Rachael

Pam says Tommy is suffering from ‘disease of alcoholism’

Addiction, either to drugs or any other substance, has time and again proven to have driven wedges between families and relationships. It seems that Tommy Lee, the Mötley Crüe drummer and ex-husband of Pamela Anderson, has also joined the list of celebrities, whose family life was ruined because of alcohol use. However, relationships can be […]

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16 April
Early intervention effective in diminishing AUD among teenagers
By Rachael

Early intervention effective in diminishing AUD among teenagers

The findings of a new study revealed that substance abuse preventive interventions reduce the likelihood of the onset of alcohol use disorders (AUD) among middle school students during adulthood. This comes in the wake of the earlier finding that early exposure to alcohol escalates the risk of developing alcoholism in adulthood. The study surveyed the impact […]

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26 March
Brief alcohol intervention efficacious in reducing alcohol consumption
By Rachael

Brief alcohol intervention efficacious in reducing alcohol consumption

One of the effective ways to overcome the problem of alcoholism— excessive alcohol consumption is linked to increased morbidity and mortality— is brief interventions. Compared to the standard alcohol addiction treatments, brief interventions are short one-to-one counseling sessions that target people with the harmful or dangerous pattern of drinking. Unlike the traditional treatment that can […]

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07 March
Dad blames it on celebrity status of Ben Affleck for latter’s alcoholism
By Rachael

Dad blames it on celebrity status of Ben Affleck for latter’s alcoholism

Binge drinking has been a way of life for most Hollywood stars, notwithstanding the fact that many celebrities have succumbed to its harms. Ironically, Hollywood was once an alcohol-free community in the early 20th century as envisioned by its dauntless and fearless female founder Daeida Beveridge, who had strong Christian beliefs. However, by 1914, as […]

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12 February
Detrimental effects of alcohol on women’s health
By Rachael

Detrimental effects of alcohol on women’s health

After a long day at work, bringing the children back from daycare, preparing dinner and winding up the kitchen, Megan likes to catch up with her husband over a drink or two, almost every other night. While the drink helps her unwind and relax, Megan is probably oblivious to the effects of consuming even small […]

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27 December
Harnessing technology for better recovery outcomes
By Rachael

Harnessing technology for better recovery outcomes

Digital technology is at the two extremes of the spectrum, both as a driver of addiction and addiction recovery. On one hand, digital technologies are making it easier for people to access alcohol and other substances of abuse. It is now possible using digital innovations to order the cases of wine on eBay and Amazon […]

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15 December
Mindfulness: An inexpensive and effortless way to reduce heavy drinking
By Rachael

Mindfulness: An inexpensive and effortless way to reduce heavy drinking

With alcohol being the most commonly abused substance, the problem of drinking is only worsening due to a massive increase in underage drinking. Nearly 136.7 million Americans aged 12 or older have reported drinking alcohol in 2016, with nearly 65.3 million reporting of binge drinking and 16.3 million indulging in heavy drinking. Frequent and heavy […]

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08 December
Grasping the bigger picture of alcoholic liver cirrhosis
By Rachael

Grasping the bigger picture of alcoholic liver cirrhosis

Alcohol is one of the major risk factors that causes numerous health complications and premature deaths. However, alcohol is not the only the precursor for several diseases, but also one of key substances responsible for causing several injuries and violence. Due to the increase in the number of fatal overdoses and deaths, the enormous burden […]

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28 November
Key recommendations for taming  drunk driving
By Rachael

Key recommendations for taming drunk driving

That drinking and driving is a crime carrying stringent penalties is common knowledge. However, despite knowing that getting behind the wheel of a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs can be dangerous, around 28 Americans succumb to motor vehicle crashes every day due to an alcohol-impaired driver.

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