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Hayden Panettiere 'horrified' to hear daughter, 7, asked to call other women 'mommy'

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

On "Red Table Talk," Panettiere opened up about her decision to relinquish custody of her daughter in 2018 amid struggles with alcohol addiction. Now, Kaya lives in Ukraine...
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Heart Failure Drug a New Treatment Option for Alcoholism?

7 hours ago   |   Medscape

Spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic typically used to treat heart failure and hypertension, has shown promise for alcohol use disorder, a common condition with few...
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Bad lifestyles lead to 400 preventable cancer cases a day, caused by junk food and sunbathing

Bad lifestyles lead to 400 preventable cancer cases a day, caused by junk food and sunbathing

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Fast food, alcohol and too much exposure to the sun contribute to around 400 preventable cancer cases a day in the UK, experts warn today.
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Clean Living Linked to Lower Mortality in Former Smokers

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Exercising, eating right, and refraining from alcohol were linked to a lower risk for early death in former smokers, a new study found. Medscape Medical News
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Macklemore Opens Up About Sobriety: "I Choose Life Over Death"

Macklemore Opens Up About Sobriety: "I Choose Life Over Death"

4 days ago   |   PopSugar

Macklemore is using his platform to be candid about recovery. In an interview with "Good Morning America" during National Recovery Month, the rapper spoke about what this...
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Migraine and epilepsy drugs are being promoted to under-18s as weight-loss aids on TikTok

Migraine and epilepsy drugs are being promoted to under-18s as weight-loss aids on TikTok

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

British teenagers on TikTok are being told prescription only drugs for conditions like migraines, epilepsy and alcohol addiction are effective 'diet pills' an investigation has...
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What happens in an alcohol addiction detox unit?

6 days ago   |   BBC

Current and former patients, along with medical specialists, share their stories with the BBC.
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How to Use Mental Health Software to Monitor Patients

How to Use Mental Health Software to Monitor Patients

6 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective   |   2 articles

Statista reported that mental disorders became the third most serious health problem in 2021 after coronavirus and cancer. Every tenth person in the world is diagnosed with...
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Should Health Professionals Teetotal?

Should Health Professionals Teetotal?

7 days ago   |   MedPageToday

I recently published the article "Avoid 'Shots in the Dark' to Maintain Pristine Professional Boundaries" in Psychiatric Times to demonstrate how drinking alcohol in public may...
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Heart medication may also be effective for treating alcohol use disorder

7 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A medication for heart problems and high blood pressure may also be effective for treating alcohol use disorder, according to a new study by researchers at the National...
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SBIRT Helps Address Substance-Use Disorders in Adolescents

A supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health addresses critical issues facing the applicability, effectiveness, and integration of SBIRT into the substance-use continuum of... Read more ...

Kenny backs Moses, Lane for Eels

Eels great Brett Kenny says Mitchell Moses and Shaun Lane are key players for Parramatta in the decider. Read more ...

Subiaco pasta powerhouse named WA's best restaurant

Subiaco restaurant Lulu La Delizia has been named Western Australia's best in Gourmet Traveller's annual awards. Read more ...

The last, painful days of Anthony Bourdain traced for upcoming biography

The first unauthorised biography of the writer and travel documentarian is filled with fresh, intimate details, including raw, anguished texts from the days before his death, Read more ...

Opals through to World Cup quarter finals

The Opals are through to the FIBA World Cup quarter finals after a comfortable win over Japan. Read more ...

The Post-It note Anthony Koletti left for Melissa Caddick after raid

After Caddick's disappearance, her husband left a note and a pair of earrings on top of his wife's phone that he had bought her as a gift for Christmas and which hadn't been... Read more ...

I still get triggered: Wong

In an emotional speech, Labor Senator Penny Wong says she still gets triggered by racism, after Pauline Hanson tweeted that the Greens' Mehreen Faruqi should 'piss off back to... Read more ...

Prepare for the twindemic! Health chiefs warn Covid will strike at same time...

Prepare for the twindemic! Health chiefs warn Covid will strike at same time as flu this winter

UK health chiefs today warned that the double-whammy of viruses poses 'a serious risk' to health' and urged people not to be 'complacent'. Read more ...

Syphilis Is Rising in the U.S. Here's What to Know About the Sexually...

Sexually transmitted infections are rising in the U.S .-particularly syphilis, which increased by 26% from 2020 to 2021, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for... Read more ...

Me, My Spouse, and COVID

In a 'Families in Psychiatry' column, Dr Alison Heru describes how the COVID-19 lockdown was handled in her house, and discusses various studies that examined family... Read more ...