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- Top Substance Abuse Research Findings of 2012 from About.com
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Tag Archives: alcohol
Can alcohol consumption be good for your health? The answer is – it’s impossible to know. A recent study in the British Medical Journal says that many studies showing health benefits to alcohol are very probably wrong. The reason is that … Continue reading
“…724,153 worldwide members of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous – who are alive today — will die from tobacco, including 499,410 in the United States and Canada…” Continue reading
Of course, people who go to AA couldn’t care less about the research; they just know what works for them. True, AA doesn’t work for everybody. But then, many treatments for other chronic diseases work for some but not others. We know alcoholism is a chronic disease. The research shows that AA is an effective treatment for it. Continue reading
Substance abuse a “crisis” in military; Defense Department response is inadequate and outdated: Report
Substance abuse in the Armed Forces is a crisis situation that reduces military readiness. And the Defense Department’s response is inadequate and outdated. Continue reading
Contrary to the belief of many people, parents letting kids sip alcohol may lead to worse underage drinking problems. And Europe – where parents allegedly do this – has worse underage drinking problems than the United States. Continue reading
By Jim Gogek Ignition interlock is an affront to many Americans for who believe that their car is an extension of their individual rights. Adding a device that stops people from driving whenever they want to seems downright sacrilegious. The … Continue reading
By Jim Gogek A lot of people stigmatize addiction by talking about bad choices and free will. Folks in recovery and addiction treatment professionals have known for decades that free will can’t help an addict choose not to drink or … Continue reading