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Muscle Weakness Seen in Alcoholism Linked to Mitochondrial Repair Issues

Muscle Weakness Seen in Alcoholism Linked to Mitochondrial Repair Issues

Muscle weakness from long-term alcoholism may stem from an inability of mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells, to self-repair, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Those in Recovery Should Speak Out, Give Hope to Others

Those in Recovery Should Speak Out, Give Hope to Others

People in recovery from substance abuse should speak out and give hope to others in similar situations, according to the Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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Children Often Prescribed Potentially Dangerous Codeine in the ER

Children Often Prescribed Potentially Dangerous Codeine in the ER

Children treated in the emergency room for pain or coughs are often prescribed codeine, a potentially dangerous opioid, a new study finds.

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Approval of Powdered Alcohol Labels was a Mistake

Approval of Powdered Alcohol Labels was a Mistake

The approval of labels for a powdered alcohol product called "Palcohol" was a mistake, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) said.

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Alcohol Use Lowers RA Risk in Women

Alcohol Use Lowers RA Risk in Women

Long-term moderate alcohol drinking was associated with a reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), researchers found.

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Preventing Alcohol Problems

Preventing Alcohol Problems

Preventing Alcohol Problems April is NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month and we are reprinting the Addiction Medicine Update, Preventing Alcohol Problems, published last year as the second of a three-part series on prevention.  The harmful use of alcohol is the third leading risk...

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SPOTLIGHT: Phoenix‘s “Healthy Connections for Moms to Be”

SPOTLIGHT: Phoenix‘s “Healthy Connections for Moms to Be”

Providing Case Management, Outreach & Service Referrals for Pregnant Women. NCADD Phoenix offers "Healthy Connections for Moms-to-Be," a Case Management Program that provides pregnant women experiencing substance use and co-occurring disorders access to a comprehensive continuum of services designed to promote recovery.

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Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models:  the Case of Disulfiram

Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models: the Case of Disulfiram

Developed in the late 1940's(1, 2), disulfiram (Antabuse®) is the oldest of the three agents currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of alcoholism. In the presence of ethyl alcohol (ethanol), it occasions an immediate and profoundly uncomfortable physical sickness known as the disulfiram-alcohol reaction(D-AR). This includes facial flushing,...

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Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest Alcoholism and Addiction Advocacy Organization in America

Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest …

Hamilton South Photo Credit Neil Rasmus-BFAThe National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) held its Inaugural Gala recently. Event co-chairs Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Sternlicht, James Abernathy, and Aby and Samantha Rosen joined attendees to honor New York City marketing and communications executive Hamilton South for his passionate commitment to recovery and steadfast...

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