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Sharp rise in alcohol-related emergency room visits in US, finds study
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It seems the ongoing opioid epidemic is overshadowing the scourge of alcoholism in the United States, as a recent study has suggested that the emergency room (ER) visits for alcohol intoxication have seen a significant rise in recent years. According to the study published recently in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2014 saw […]

Highway patrol officer killed on Christmas Eve by youth driving under influence of alcohol and weed
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In yet another incident of driving under the influence (DUI), a young California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer was killed by a 22-year-old man who was allegedly driving under the influence of weed and alcohol on Christmas eve. Andrew Camilleri Sr. (33) was sitting inside his patrol vehicle parked near an on-ramp to Interstate 880 in […]

Christmas isn’t all about drinking
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After several months of treatment at a local rehab and painstaking efforts to break free from alcoholism, 23-year-old Greg (name changed) thought he had finally won the battle. But he had not imagined that his recent breakup with his high school sweetheart would make it tough to handle the surge of negative emotions, especially at […]

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Those who know her since her twenties never had the slightest suspicion that there was so much happening in her life. It was tough to imagine that the 36-year-old Charlotte Crawford (name changed) of Palm Springs was one of the unfortunate victims of alcohol until she set foot on the path to recovery. What began […]


Rivulets of sweat ran down her face, as she started feeling the agony and distress. The horrible panic attack had started, yet again. Gasping for breath, she staggered to the dining room and headed straight for the bar, where she made a large drink for herself. Holding a whiskey glass in her trembling hands, she […]

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Findings of a new research conducted by a group of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have highlighted the need to develop personalized treatments for individuals struggling with alcoholism and alcohol use disorder (AUD). The study, published recently online in The Journal of Neuroscience, unravels a striking difference between the brain structures of alcohol-dependent […]


As we celebrate International Women’s Day this March 8, there is no denying the fact that millennial women are so empowered that despite all odds, their achievements are exponential – be it in social, cultural, economic or political sectors. Worldwide, women are emerging as change makers, trendsetters and leaders for a better tomorrow. While this […]