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Cancer: Alcohol’s Dirty Little Secret?

What Doctors Don’t Tell YouIt is, in fact, no secret at all that alcohol causes cancer.  Rather than conferring any demonstrable metabolic benefit, alcohol is more likely to damage your health in a variety of ways. The body converts alcohol (e...
by Addiction Inbox on Nov 27, 2016

Excessive Drinking Linked With Low Nitric Oxide Levels

The exhaled breath of adults who drink alcohol excessively has less nitric oxide than that of those who do not drink, a new study found. Nitric oxide is important because it protects against harmful bacteria, which can cause respiratory infections. R...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 5, 2016

Is California Next to Ban Palcohol?

Powdered alcohol, also known as Palcohol, has been banned by 28 states and California might be next. The dried version of alcohol was intended by the creators to be mixed into a beverage, but the fear is that young people will misuse it. The legisla...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 14, 2016

Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Her Alcohol Addiction

Elizabeth Vargas, 20/20 anchor, first opened up about her struggle with alcohol addiction after getting out of rehab in 2014. She later relapsed and returned to rehab once more. Vargas said, “As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcom...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 8, 2016

One in Ten Children Grow Up with an Alcoholic Parent

When children are raised with a parent that abuses alcohol, there are many ramifications that arise as a result. First and foremost, it puts a child at risk for developing an addiction of their own at some point in life. Researchers at the Substance...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 31, 2016

Binge Drinking on the Rise Among Women

Binge drinking is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having five or more drinks if you are a male and four or more drinks if you are a female. A new study found that binge drinking among women has risen a considerable amount...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 29, 2016

Tips for Living With an Alcoholic Parent

Addiction doesn’t just affect the person addiction; it affects everyone around them, including family members and loved ones. If you are living with an alcoholic parents, here are a few things you should know. It’s not your fault. Childre...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 17, 2016

Six Health Strategies That Will Get You On The Road To Permanent Sobriety

These days, many alcohol addicts find themselves ready to put the pain of addiction in... The post Six Health Strategies That Will Get You On The Road To Permanent Sobriety appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Feb 24, 2016

Female Millennials Drink the Most Wine

Female millennials are consuming most of the U.S.’s wine, according to a new report by the Wine Market Council. The report discovered that nearly half the wine purchased in the U.S. is consumed by people in their 20s and early-to-mid 30s. In a...
by Recovery Advocates on Feb 17, 2016

Binge Drinking vs Moderate and Responsible Drinking

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 38 million people binge drink approximately 4 times per month and consume 8 drinks in one drinking period. Binge drinking is defined as drinking four or more drinks during one event for fem...
by Recovery Advocates on Jan 5, 2016

God & Drinking Christians

Does God’s Word teach that it is okay to drink?  Churches and fellow Christians have divided over this question.  Saying it is a hot topic is putting it mildly.  I would not be surprised if well over 50% of Christians believed it wou...

Alcohol. Hablemos, una puerta de salida

  Alcohol. Hablemos, una puerta de salida Está siendo víctima del alcohol su pareja, uno de sus familiares, quizás algún amigo o compañeros de trabajo?. Poco a poco, toda comunicación se vuelve imposible. Escondiendo su desespero, él o el...
by booksmedicos on Oct 13, 2015

Teens Can Be Influenced Not to Drink or Smoke

The teenage years are a time where adolescents are influenced by many factors, for good or for bad. One of those factors are friends. A new study found that teens whose friends participate in a substance abuse prevention program are less likely to p...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 21, 2015

New Info Can Help Prevent Alcohol Problems

Excessive alcohol use results in 88,000 deaths per year in the United States, making it the third leading preventable cause of deaths in the U.S. If alcohol problems are able to be predicted, then they can also be prevented. A new study from the Uni...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 17, 2015

Alcohol Combined with Marijuana Increases Dangers

One of the most common causes of automobile accidents is the use of both alcohol and marijuana combined. Alcohol and marijuana, when taken together, increases the amounts of THC in blood levels and elevates the effects on a person. According to resea...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 25, 2015

Book Review: A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey is addictive like crack cocaine. Once you pick it up and start reading, you’ll find it near impossible to put back down. From the cover: Aged just twenty-three, James Frey had destroyed his body and his min...
by It's All About Me on Jun 11, 2015

New Global Survey On Tobacco and Alcohol

A new survey shows that tobacco and alcohol are causing a surprisingly large effect on people’s health, even more so than illegal drugs. The survey, conducted globally, found that of the world’s adult population, about 20% are smokers...
by Recovery Advocates on May 20, 2015

NO VANILLA EXTRACT? USE DARK RUM!

There I was awake in the middle of the night with a craving for chocolate chip cookies. Insomnia and hunger are not a great combination for me. When I'm hungry I can't sleep and when I don't get my 6 hours I get grumpy. The next day I usually end up...
by The MARTINI DIVA™ on May 1, 2015

Americans’ Alcohol Consumption At All-Time High

A new study revealed that consumption of alcohol by Americans is now higher than it’s ever been before. The data was collected by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington by examining both the rates of dri...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 30, 2015

Effects of Allowing Children Sips of Wine

A new report published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs surveyed 561 students to find out if allowing children to sip their parents wine from time to time had any impact on their drinking habits further on in life. Here is what they fou...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 2, 2015


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