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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Awarded $1.7 Million to Study Social Networking as Addiction Recovery Tool

Researchers will study how social media interactions could foster support for people recovering from alcohol, opiate, or stimulant addictions. alcohol and addiction news

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B.C. boosts addictions research and treatment with $3 million in funding

The British Columbia government is boosting funding for addictions research and treatment in the province, with money directed at testing of a drug that can block the effects of heroin and alcohol. Health Minister Terry Lake made the announcement in Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital on…

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Alcohol-Related Deaths Hit 3.3 Million in 2012

About 3.3 million people worldwide died from causes related to drinking alcohol in 2012, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. Alcohol consumption can lead to addiction and increase people‚Äôs risk of developing more than 200 diseases, including liver cirrhosis and some…

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Alex and Ani Pledges $1 Million to Caron and Hanley Treatment Centers Lifesaver Scholarship Fund

As part of their Charity by Design division, Rhode Island-based lifestyle brand, Alex and Ani, announced a million pledge to fund alcohol and drug addiction treatment scholarships for women at Florida-based … alcohol and addiction news

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40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs

THURSDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — About 40 million Americans are addicted to cigarettes, alcohol or drugs, new research finds. alcohol and addiction news

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