Alcoholism

Former VA physician charged with the deaths of three veterans

20 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Federal prosecutors said the pathologist schemed to cover up years of drug and alcohol use on the job in Arkansas.
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Spending on illicit drugs in US nears $150 billion annually

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Spending on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine fluctuated between $120 billion and $145 billion each year from 2006 to 2016, rivaling what Americans spend each year...
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Man overcomes alcohol addiction and homelessness, finds purpose in new pilot program

1 day ago   |   ABC

"Instead of wanting to end it, I want to live- and I want to give." Happiness and the Humane Society Silicon Valley, two things one man never thought he'd feel or see- but...
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Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger praises Buena Vista Cafe's iconic Irish Coffee

1 day ago   |   ABC

While some bars get Yelp reviews not many get a shout out by a legendary rocker... in the middle of a concert.
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Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica rises to 25

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Costa Rican health officials said they had seized 55,000 bottles of liquor and shuttered 10 places that sold the alcohol.
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Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica rises to 25

1 day ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Costa Rican health officials said they had seized 55,000 bottles of liquor and shuttered 10 places that sold the alcohol.
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Hotel worker allegedly killed by UBS banker had cocaine, alcohol in system: report

Hotel worker allegedly killed by UBS banker had cocaine, alcohol in system: report

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The Anguilla hotel worker allegedly killed by a Connecticut banker in April had cocaine and loads of alcohol in his system when he died, according to a new report. In addition...
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Parent-targeted interventions in primary care improve parent-teen communication on alcohol and sex

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and...
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4 keto diet-approved menu items major chains have rolled out across the US

4 keto diet-approved menu items major chains have rolled out across the US

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The keto diet trend is taking over the US. Chains are adding keto options to the menu as more people seek out high-fat, low-carb dishes. Here are four keto-diet-approved menu...
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Costa Rica Confirms 2 More Suspected Alcohol Poisoning Deaths, Raising Death Toll to 25

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Costa Rica's Ministry of Health has confirmed two new deaths due to suspected methanol poisoning, raising the number of people believed to have recently died consuming tainted...
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Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue

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