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U.K. Addiction Treatment Plan For 'Mild Alcoholics' Sparks Debate

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost a million people in the UK will be eligible for nalmefene. MORE  

Phil Collins Says He 'Nearly Died' From Drinking

By Paul Gaita

A host of health and personal problems led the Grammy-winning performer to fall down the well of addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs. MORE  

Teens Who Get Drunk Sooner Are More Likely To Become Heavy Drinkers

By Victoria Kim

A new research study has concluded that teens who abuse alcohol earlier in life have more chance of becoming alcoholic. MORE  

Frank Stallone To Enter Rehab

By Shawn Dwyer

The brother of Sylvester Stallone has sought help in his battle with alcohol abuse. MORE  

One Out of Every 10 Adult Deaths Is from Excessive Drinking

By Paul Gaita

It should come as no surprise that alcohol is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. MORE  

Dad's Alcoholism May Affect Son's Drinking Before Conception

By Victoria Kim

Researchers anticipated an enhanced taste for alcohol, but were quite surprised by an unexpected outcome. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Basketball Wives star arrested for DUI, Baltimore Ravens players booted from club for being too drunk, and man arrested for weed wearing caveman outfit. MORE  

How Alcoholism Leads To Muscle Weakness

By John Lavitt

A new study shows for the first time why alcoholics suffer muscle deterioration. MORE  

Parents’ Drug, Alcohol Use Has Huge Influence on Children

By Paul Gaita

Parents who use drugs and alcohol as means of relaxing or celebrating can have a strong influence on children and adolescents. MORE  

Only Ten Percent of Alcoholics Prescribed Medication

By Shawn Dwyer

An analysis of over a hundred case studies showed that alcoholics were denied medications proven to help overcome addiction if only because their benefits are not widely known. MORE  

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