Elizabeth Vargas reveals her tryst with alcoholism and anxiety

Renowned American television journalist and co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 Elizabeth Vargas recently joined other celebrities in talking about her struggles with substance abuse and the need to end stigma associated with addiction and mental illnesses. The veteran journalist was recently interviewed by PEOPLE where she revealed that writing her autobiography with details of her multiple..

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Tax increase on cigarettes and alcohol in Maryland linked to improved public health, finds study

An increase in taxes on alcohol and tobacco by the Maryland government resulted in reduced use of both the substances among the people, found a recent study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University. Basis the findings, the researchers are now urging lawmakers to consider a nationwide increase in taxes on cigarettes and alcohol..

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Alcohol abuse and collective neglect claimed life of FSU fraternity pledge, says grand jury

The grand jury recently recommended criminal charges against members of the Florida State University (FSU) fraternity, stating that hazing, alcohol abuse and reckless behavior of fraternity members led to the untimely death of Andrew Coffey (20), who was found dead following a party for fraternity pledges and their big brothers on Nov. 3, 2017. The..

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It’s a known fact that exposure to alcohol during pregnancy may make newborns develop several behavioral and cognitive problems later in life. Refraining from alcohol before or during pregnancy is generally considered a woman’s responsibility. However, studies have brought the onus on expectant fathers too to refrain from drinking for the well-being of newborns. Many..

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Alcohol and nicotine may increase risk of cocaine addiction, finds study

Alcohol and nicotine consumption during adolescence may lead to cocaine use and addiction, suggests a recent study by researchers from the Columbia University. According to the study published in the journal Science Advances in November 2017, alcohol and nicotine may act as the gateway drugs, which in combination with environmental factors, can increase one’s vulnerability..

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