Alcoholism

Unanswered question may geld Bill Weld's campaign

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

William “Pink” Floyd Weld declined an invitation to come on my radio show yesterday, which is unfortunate, because I really only had one question for him: Back in May 2016...
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Northport to ask lawmakers to change Sunday alcohol sales

3 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The Northport City Council is seeking a change in the hours that alcohol can be sold on Sundays. The council on Monday approved requesting legislation from state lawmakers to...
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How college students can end up in vicious cycle of substance abuse, poor academics, stress

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

One negative behavior such as substance abuse or heavy alcohol drinking can lead college students toward a vicious cycle of poor lifestyle choices, lack of sleep, mental...
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Recipient in rare paired living liver donation thanks ‘angel' donor

3 days ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - One of the recipients of what's believed to be North America's first paired living liver donation is calling the stranger who saved his life “an...
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Oxytocin could help treat alcohol use disorder

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

The neuropeptide oxytocin blocks enhanced drinking in alcohol-dependent rats, according to a new study.
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California woman accused of having sex multiple times with her daughters' teen boyfriends

3 days ago   |   ABC

Prosecutors say Coral Lytle provided alcohol and cigars to the alleged victims, both freshmen at the time, and would drive from her home to meet them for sex.
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A Jeff Bezos-backed startup just inked a deal with $84 billion biotech Gilead to make drugs for a troubling and increasingly common disease

A Jeff Bezos-backed startup just inked a deal with $84 billion biotech Gilead to make drugs for a troubling and increasingly common disease

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Pharmaceutical giant Gilead is teaming up with Silicon Valley startup Insitro to develop better drugs for a quietly emerging disease called NASH . Short for non-alcoholic...
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California woman accused of having sex multiple times with her daughters' teen boyfriends

3 days ago   |   ABC

Prosecutors say Coral Lytle provided alcohol and cigars to the alleged victims, both freshmen at the time, and would drive from her home to meet them for sex.
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Indicators of despair rising among Gen X-ers entering middle age

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

Indicators of despair - depression, suicidal ideation, drug use and alcohol abuse - are rising among Americans in their late 30s and early 40s across most demographic groups...
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I spent a weekend Coachella, and my favorite part of the festival is a rule most people over 21 would probably hate

I spent a weekend Coachella, and my favorite part of the festival is a rule most people over 21 would probably hate

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Coachella Music & Arts Festival takes place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. I decided to go to Coachella for the first time this...
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Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

An Ohio boy missing for six days was found dead Friday morning, buried in a shallow grave on a farm. Read more ...

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

INDIANAPOLIS - Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the... Read more ...

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

None of these stories are legitimate, even though they were shared widely on social media. Read more ...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children testify about years of torture

The parents each spoke before the sentencing."I'm sorry for everything I've done to hurt my children," Louise Turpin said. Read more ...

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

BOSTON - Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie in the third period, Kasperi Kapanen added another goal and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 Friday... Read more ...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

CALGARY, Alberta - Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 Friday night to advance to... Read more ...

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

MIAMI - The first run came home on an error. The lead was seized with a bases-loaded walk, and a hit batsman scored the other run. Read more ...

Jerry Nadler subpoenas Justice Department for full Mueller report

Jerry Nadler subpoenas Justice Department for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday subpoenaed the Justice Department for the full, unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation... Read more ...

Dietrich's pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

Dietrich's pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

SAN DIEGO - Derek Dietrich hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the San Diego Padres 3-2 Friday night. Read more ...