Alcohol Abuse

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The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug Addict

How do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions

07/15/2015

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Operating Under The Influence Has Broad Definition

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A lawyer in Massachusetts who specializes in drunk driving cases was charged with OUI after a passenger in the boat he was captaining fell out and sustained life […]

07/07/2015

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Signing A Contract While Drunk

If a person signs a contract while drunk, can that contact be enforced?

05/13/2015

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Hangover Cures App

Loaded with more than 40 supposed cures for that throbbing head, the Hangover Cures app will also answer some common questions about recovery.

03/18/2015

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Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance Abuse

The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.

12/23/2014

DUI Cases

DUI Conviction Doesn’t Require Breath Test

Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of DWI mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.

12/03/2014

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World Health Organization Concerned About Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.

10/22/2014

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College Students Overestimate Peers’ Drinking

The danger in the overestimation is that a student’s perception of his or her campus drinking norm is the strongest predictor of his or her personal alcohol consumption.

07/18/2014

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Addiction May Be Neurological Disorder

Researchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.

06/25/2014

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Bars Must Know Patrons’ Limits

If there were no penalties, monetary concern on the part of the establishment that makes money off the alcohol would almost certainly override all other concerns.

06/04/2014

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Study: Alcoholics May Have Serotonin Deficit

Researchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.

05/29/2014

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Addiction Researchers Zero In On Amino Acids In The Brain

If there’s a way we can attack addictions, try to understand them and deal with them, so much the better. Researchers say Amino acids in the brain may be key.

03/07/2014

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CDC: Doctors Don’t Talk To Patients About Alcohol Use

Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.

01/17/2014

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Old Dangers On New Year’s Eve

New Year’s celebrations mean that drunk drivers will be on the road. Wear seat belts and do what you can to avoid becoming a statistic.

12/31/2013

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Underage Drinking Could Cost You

Unlike drunk driving, in which you are considered impaired if your blood alcohol level is .08, to prove underage drinking, your blood alcohol level only has to be .02.

11/07/2013

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