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Can Dry January Really Be Beneficial To Your Body

Can Dry January Really Be Beneficial To Your Body | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Dry January is a great way to raise awareness about alcohol abuse but it also has serious health benefits for those who take part. Find out how Dry January can help you get healthy.
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Top Tips For Dry January

Top Tips For Dry January | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Tips to help you in Dry January. How to keep from drinking and still enjoy your January.
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Energy Drinks Promote Binge Drinking

Energy Drinks Promote Binge Drinking | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Energy drinks may encourage binge drinking according to a new study. The study found energy drink cocktails increase the urge to drink.
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Death Toll of Alcohol

Death Toll of Alcohol | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol abuse is the 4th largest killer in the US. Alcohol now kills nearly 88,000 people in the US every year.
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Alcohol, How Much is Too Much

Alcohol, How Much is Too Much | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol, how much is too much? How much can you drink without damaging your health? Learn about alcohol consumption and the limits of drinking.
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how much is too much? How much alcohol can hurt your body?

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Alcohol Abuse Rampant in British Military

Alcohol Abuse Rampant in British Military | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol abuse and addiction are rising in the British Armed Forces. A culture of drinking has hurt 1,600 in the past year alone.
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Alcohol abuse and the military seems to go hand in hand. 

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In Drinking Deaths, Men and Women are Not Equal

In Drinking Deaths, Men and Women are Not Equal | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
New studies have shown that women are more likely to die from alcohol than men. Women's bodies are more vulnerable to alcohol.
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Alcohol is more likely to kill women than men according to a new survey. 

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Exercise to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Exercise to Treat Alcohol Addiction | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol addiction could be treated with exercise. Exercise along with regular treatment could help people recover from alcoholism
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Science Sheds New Light on Cause of Alcoholism

Science Sheds New Light on Cause of Alcoholism | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
New research may show how alcoholism starts. A portion of the brain may be responsible for alcoholism.
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A New App Could Help Recovering Alcoholics Stay Clean

A New App Could Help Recovering Alcoholics Stay Clean | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
A new app could help treat alcohol addiction. The app gives recovering addicts help staying clean.
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A new app may be helping addicts recover from alcohol addiction. 

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Social Network Helps Women Quit Drinking

Social Network Helps Women Quit Drinking | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
A new social network called Soberista is helping many women control their drinking habit. This new social network is not a replacement for AA or a rehabilitation facility, It targets women who may not meet the definition of alcoholic or have an alcohol addiction. These women are drinking more than they should be have not yet begun to feel the full ...
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social media is helping women stop drinking. Check out this great story on a social media site dedicated to helping people with a drinking problem.

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The Top 10 Excuses Used by Alcoholics

The Top 10 Excuses Used by Alcoholics | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
The top ten excuses alcoholics use to justify their drinking and the ways to counter these arguments.
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Looking for alcohol rehab in london? Time to Stop can help you.

We offer many different treatment types including rehab, take a look as to the reasons why it is important to take action quickly and find an alcohol rehab in london that can help you. .
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Older Single Wealthy Men At Highest Risk From Alcohol

Older Single Wealthy Men At Highest Risk From Alcohol | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Older wealthy single educated men are at high risk for alcohol abuse. These older men continue drinking at elevated levels unlike others in their age group.
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NHS Sees Nearly 10 Million Alcohol Cases

NHS Sees Nearly 10 Million Alcohol Cases | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
The NHS has said they see nearly 10 million people each year for alcohol related health problems. The cost of treating alcohol related problems in the UK could be as high as £21 billion.
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Drinking Mums Cause Rise in Foetal Alcohol Cases

Drinking Mums Cause Rise in Foetal Alcohol Cases | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol abuse among pregnant women has increased the number of children with foetal alcohol syndrome.
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UK Spends £3 Million on Drug Based Alcoholism Treatment

UK Spends £3 Million on Drug Based Alcoholism Treatment | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
The NHS has spent more than ever on drugs based alcohol addiction treatment. This may mark a change in alcohol addiction treatment in the UK.
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Alcohol Deaths See Worldwide Increase

Alcohol Deaths See Worldwide Increase | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
The number of alcohol deaths worldwide is on the rise and the World Health Organisation is worried. 3.3 million people died in 2012 as a result of alcohol.
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Alcohol has killed 3.3 million people in 2012 and the numbers are on the rise. 

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Binge Drinking Affecting Gay and Lesbian teens

Binge Drinking Affecting Gay and Lesbian teens | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
For some time, science has been aware that gay and lesbian teens are more likely to binge drink and a new study could finally have found the reason why.A new study presented at the Paediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Vancouver BC found that the increased likelihood of binge drinking in LGBT teens may be due to chronic stress brought on ...
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Powdered Alcohol About to Hit UK

Powdered Alcohol About to Hit UK | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
A new powdered alcohol called palcohol may soon be coming to the UK. This has many worried about its affect on alcohol abuse.
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palcohol, the powdered alcohol could be coming to the UK. 

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Alcohol Free Bars Making a Splash

Alcohol Free Bars Making a Splash | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
The UK is seeing a growing number of alcohol free bars to cater to non drinkers and recovering alcoholics.
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New Study Shows What Makes a Great Rehab

New Study Shows What Makes a Great Rehab | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
A new guide could help people choose the best rehabilitation centre. New research shows how to find the best rehab.
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Ever wondered what makes a great rehab? New research has the answer. 

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Neknominations Just Another Binge

Neknominations Just Another Binge | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
By now most people have heard of neknominations. This online phenomenon started in Australia and encouraged friends to consume large amounts of alcohol while challenging others to do the same.We at Life Works decided to do a little research to see just how much people were drinking when they did a neknomination. Our results were pretty shocking. Ou...
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Neknominations are becoming more popular but this craze has consequences. Check out the study that calculated the average number of units consumed during a neknomination. 

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alcohol and drug abuse in people over 40

Rising alcohol and drug hospital admissions for people over 40.
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People in their 40s may know less about drugs an dalcohol than their children. 

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Recent blog posts - The Life Works Community Blog

Recent blog posts - The Life Works Community Blog | alcohol addiction | Scoop.it
Life works Community is a residential rehabilitation centre that provides treatment for alcoholics, drug addicts, anorexics and bulimics. We also treat a variety of other mental disorders.
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