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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 […]

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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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Peering through the window of her tiny apartment, which overlooks a large park in Sacramento’s Willow Creek neighborhood, 68-year-old Marjorie McDowell (name changed) looks back on her life, and all that it had entailed. As she watches young couples taking a walk in the park or friends playing together or families having a picnic she […]

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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 […]

adolescence leads to epigenetic
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Genetics research has offered important contributions to the understanding of how gene variations, or differences in a person’s genes, influence his or her susceptibility for developing certain types of disease. For example, having an alcoholic parent can increase the risk of developing alcohol use problems by three to four times. As alcohol and other drug […]

mortem brain tissue of alcoholics
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People who drink to “chill out” may have structurally different brains from those who drink to “catch a buzz.” A fascinating study recently conducted at the University of Eastern Finland examined the post-mortem brain tissue of alcoholics. The brains were divided based on their Cloninger’s typology, and the results may help in the creation of […]