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Dallas judge who resigned after colleagues said he was unfit, died from alcoholism, artery disease
Dallas judge who resigned after colleagues said he was unfit, died from alcoholism, artery diseaseThis story has been updated to reflect David Lewis' cause and manner of death. A Dallas judge who resigned last year after colleagues said he was unfit died from a combination of alcoholism, artery disease and diabetes, the Dallas County Medical Examiner's ...read more
Source: Dallas News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:51:00 GMT
Miss Mykie overcomes alcoholism, launches Project Rehab Tour
Miss Mykie overcomes alcoholism, launches Project Rehab TourMiss Mykie who is best known for her bubbly personality and great spirit, is back and better promoting her Project Rehab Tour after recently battling with depression and alcoholism. Miss Mykie is best known for her music and former hosting position on BET ...read more
Source: Rolling Out
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:34:00 GMT
Individuals with alcoholism can find help more easily with new tool
Individuals with alcoholism can find help more easily with new toolCOLUMBIA – People struggling with alcoholism can find help more easily with a new online navigator tool released by the National Institutes of Health. Many people think their options are limited when looking for treatment, according to the National ...read more
Source: KOMU
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 GMT
How ‘This Is Us’ Tackles Alcoholism Head On – and Not for Laughs (Guest Blog)
How ‘This Is Us’ Tackles Alcoholism Head On – and Not for Laughs (Guest Blog)One of the most popular shows on network television, NBC’s “This Is Us,” has veered deeply into the world of alcoholism in season two. This may not seem like big news, especially for a show that tackles just about every other affliction. But making ...read more
Source: TheWrap
Published on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
New treatments to help beat smoking, alcoholism
New treatments to help beat smoking, alcoholismTOKYO -- New treatments to help quit smoking and overcome alcoholism are set to be made available in Japan, signaling a shift in the country's approach to dealing with common addictions. By the end of the year, Otsuka Pharmaceutical hopes to gain approval ...read more
Source: asia.nikkei.com
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:00:00 GMT
Irish scientists discover drug used to treat alcoholism fights cancer
Irish scientists discover drug used to treat alcoholism fights cancerIrish scientists have found a breakthrough in the fight against lung cancer (Picture: iStock) A DRUG used to treat alcohol addiction can help fight cancer, Irish scientists have discovered. Researchers in three Dublin hospitals found that the drug ...read more
Source: The Irish Post
Published on Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:03:00 GMT
The Horschels' Battle With Alcoholism
The Horschels' Battle With AlcoholismOther players won major championships in 2017, but no win carried more emotional significance than when Billy Horschel captured the AT&T Byron Nelson in May. The playoff victory, Horschel's first title in more than two years, also came a year to the day ...read more
Source: Golf Digest Magazine
Published on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Fatal Addiction: Trisha Feitshans speaks about alcoholism at FOA meeting
Fatal Addiction: Trisha Feitshans speaks about alcoholism at FOA meetingGREENVILLE — Trisha Feitshans said she did not go through “hell” for nothing; it has to mean something. God had plans for me,” she said. “If you have been through something, and you don’t use that to help somebody else, then you went through it ...read more
Source: The Daily Advocate
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:00 GMT
When Alcoholism Leaves You Nude and Reading Nietzsche
When Alcoholism Leaves You Nude and Reading NietzscheI wound up under a bridge after being unceremoniously booted from a residential treatment facility in Asheville, North Carolina, following the revelation that male staff members and administrators were regularly fucking the female clients with absolutely ...read more
Source: ozy.com
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:42:00 GMT
Tyrese Gibson Buys His Mom a House to Celebrate Her Sobriety Despite Claiming Her Alcoholism ‘Killed’ His Childhood
Tyrese Gibson Buys His Mom a House to Celebrate Her Sobriety Despite Claiming Her Alcoholism ‘Killed’ His ChildhoodSomebody is doing his best to win a Son of the Year Award — and is not shy about saying so! Tyrese Gibson surprised his mother with a house as she celebrated 11 years of sobriety. The actor and rapper shared a video on Instagram Wednesday in front of the ...read more
Source: People
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:23:00 GMT