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Alcohol may feel like an addiction, but the choice is always yours.
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Court Ordered Religion: Is it Constitutional?

Court Ordered Religion: Is it Constitutional? | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
Is unconstitutional to force someone to attend Alcoholics Anonymous, which has religious undertones? We explore this question.
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Teen Drinking Experiments: It's a Lot Worse Than You Think - MrDad

Teen Drinking Experiments: It's a Lot Worse Than You Think - MrDad | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, July 15, 2013 9:35 PM

It seems to just be getting worse and worse.  Where will our society wind up?  -Lon

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Statistics of Alcoholic Sobriety

Statistics of Alcoholic Sobriety | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
Alcohol misuse is a common problem, but many do not seek help. Of those who do, alcoholic sobriety is low, as most programs are 12 step.
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The Effects Of Alcohol While Body Building | 2nd Wind Exercise

The Effects Of Alcohol While Body Building | 2nd Wind Exercise | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
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Do Celebrities Need Alcohol Treatment?

Do Celebrities Need Alcohol Treatment? | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
I often see the same celebrity stories in the news. It's the same cycle for each it seems; partying, drunk driving arrest, rehab and recovery. Repeat.
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Rehab as Cause of Death (US)

Rehab as Cause of Death (US) | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
Do we care that addiction treatment leads so often to death?

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ReGenUC's curator insight, July 17, 2013 7:17 PM

ReGen believes that education around lapse and relapse is a core component of our evidence-based practice.

 

Note: Since this article was written, post-mortem testing has shown Cory Monteith died of mixed-drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol.

Jen Thompson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 5:28 AM

Such a tragic and preventable death. I did wonder if drop on tolerance after rehab set Cory up for overdose - very sad.

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Truth and Reconciliation for Alcoholism: Retract Anti-Harm Reduction Article in Science

The important lesson gleaned from the attacks and counterattacks around controlled-drinking research was inescapable -- non-abstinence treatment for alcoholics would never be tolerated in America, and in fact it virtually entirely ceased in this...
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Brain's response to sweets may indicate risk for development of alcoholism

Brain's response to sweets may indicate risk for development of alcoholism | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders.
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And I’m sure there is some link between the rewarding properties of both sweet tastes and our drinking patterns of orange juice in the morning.

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Don't Forget, Safety First

Don't Forget, Safety First | Alcohol Misuse | Scoop.it
We’re wrapping up National Safety Month (www.nsc.org ), and it’s a good time to evaluate the safety programs and policies at our organizations.  Almost every company has a documented safety policy ...
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