Alcohol

Alcohol Abuse

What is alcohol abuse? Many people enjoy drinking alcohol in social settings or to relax. But sometimes people may find they’re drinking too much. And

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Last Call

In my mother’s hospital room there was a single window, and if you stood before the window, you could see the Aerial Bridge. In Minnesota

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12-Step Programs

What are 12-step programs? Since 1935 — the year that Alcoholics Anonymous was founded — millions of people have turned to 12-step programs to help

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Pancreatitis

What is pancreatitis? The pancreas is a small, hard-working organ that sits behind the lower part of your stomach. A center that manufactures digestive juices

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Alcohol and the Heart

Ask a doctor about preventing heart disease, and you’ll hear a lot of clear-cut advice. Saturated and trans fat: bad. Smoking: very bad. Exercise: excellent.

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