Cheap Blood Pressure Medication Could Help Alcoholics

Cheap Blood Pressure Medication Could Help Alcoholics
Unhealthy alcohol use is unfortunately very prevalent, not just here in the United States, but worldwide. It is estimated that 3.8 percent of all worldwide deaths are attributable to alcohol addiction. In the U.S., more than 85,000 deaths per year are …
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Alcoholics and the Profession of Law
Doctors tell us that alcoholism is a disease, not a character flaw. As one doctor has explained in ASAM Magazine, “Drugs, alcohol, and illicit substances activate reward systems in the brain, which cause people to feel pleasure and create memories.
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LA County plans to open a sobering center for chronic alcoholics on skid row
Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda Solis, who proposed the measure, wrote that chronic alcoholics are often “either picked up by the police due to their erratic and sometimes threatening behavior or by ambulance as a result of a 911 call,” and …
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