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Posts from ‘May, 2009’

Primary Care for Alcoholics

Health Primary Care for Alcoholics By JANE E. BRODY Published: May 12, 2009 New York Times An expert on treating alcohol addiction predicts that the day is not far off when a pill may be all that is needed to keep drinking under control.

Program Tries to Identify Problem Drinkers Before Problems Start

Personal Health Program Tries to Identify Problem Drinkers Before Problems Start By JANE E. BRODY Published: May 12, 2009 New York Times The alcohol institute estimates that 30 percent of people 18 and older drink at levels that raise their risk of alcoholism.

High Functioning, but Still Alcoholics

Personal Health High Functioning, but Still Alcoholics By JANE E. BRODY Published: May 5, 2009 New York Times As many as half of all alcoholics may be high-functioning types — able to live a successful life in spite of their addictions. Alcohol dependence is a hidden problem for high functioning alcoholics.