• Drinking Alcohol Can Worsen PTSD, Study Finds

    February 16, 2017

    Downing alcoholic drinks to drown out painful memories may end up doing just the opposite, according to new research. In experiments involving mice, alcohol was found to strengthen emotional memories linked to fear, according to a John Hopkins University study recently published online in ...

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  • How Drinking Culture Is Killing America

    September 9, 2016

    America likes to drink. The question is: Does America like to drink too much? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ranked in the numbers and, well, the answer might be an alarming yes. More than 38 million adults in the United States reported binge drinking “an average of...

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  • Blackout Drunk: The Science Behind Going Dark

    July 27, 2016

    Experiencing a blackout can be a horrifying or numbing event that can not only destroy relationships and one’s reputation, but also one’s self integrity, depending on what the blacked-out person does. Sadly, professor of psychiatry Marc Schuckit at the University of California San Dieg...

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  • Nutrient Deficiencies Associated with Alcoholism

    June 25, 2015

    Guest Writer: Anne Foy For people with an alcohol dependency, the toxic effects of the alcohol itself aren’t the only health problems that develop. In the long term, alcoholism also leads to the development of deficiency in several different vitamins and minerals. Why do Deficiencies...

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