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What to Expect in Alcohol Addiction Rehab

Alcohol has the highest addiction and abuse rates among all addictive substances, with the exception of tobacco. Approximately one out of every twelve adults is addicted to alcohol. More than 50% of youth under age 20 self-report experimenting with alcohol, and 95,000 people die every year from alcohol-related causes. However, effective treatment is available. In…

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Is Alcohol Safe?

Alcohol is one of the most common and most accepted drugs, and its ubiquity can render alcoholism invisible. What is alcoholism? Alcoholism is the dependence on alcohol that poses problems in daily living and can lead to serious problems over time. The physical and physiological signs of alcohol abuse accumulate gradually and can be challenging…

Beer Advertisement Spending Linked to Influencing Adolescent Consumption

A study published by The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) from Iowa State University reveals that the amount of money that beer companies spend on advertising strongly predicts the number of teenagers who have heard of, preferred, and tried different brands of beer. 99% of middle and high school students surveyed reported hearing of…