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Researchers Find that Early Intervention Can Curb College Drinking

In an interest to curb drinking among college students, Penn State researchers have created a new scientific approach, involving early intervention, that they believe will help students avoid becoming heavy drinkers in the future.

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Is Red Wine Really Good For Your Heart?

Despite previous reports, a recently released study finds a glass of red wine a day might not defend against heart disease.

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Alcohol Targets the Brain’s ‘Reward Centers’ in Heavy Drinkers

In the quest to discover why some people drink heavily while others don’t, researchers have found the answer may actually be quite simple: brain differences between the groups make alcohol consumption feel better to the heavier drinkers.

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Family History of Alcoholism Could Affect the Brains of Adolescents

Teens with a family history of alcoholism respond differently during risky decision-making moments compared to other teens, according to a new study from researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University.

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How to Get Home Safely on New Year’s Eve

With New Year’s Eve vastly approaching, many are planning a night of revelry — one that usually includes alcohol. But have you figured out how you’ll get home?

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Amarillo Surrounding Counties Implement ‘No Refusal’ Stops For New Years Eve

Potter and Randall county officials are cracking down on alcohol related accidents and deaths this year. Just in time for the New Year's Eve holiday.

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Kids Whose Parents Drink and Drive More Likely to Do It Themselves — Health Check

Want to keep your kids from drinking and driving? A new study says not doing it yourself is a good start.

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Legal Medical Marijuana Equals Less Alcohol Related Traffic Deaths In Colorado

In Colorado they don't have time to drink and drive because they stay home and get stoned.

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Study Finds Alcohol Consumption Can Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

While it’s been reported in recent years that drinking red wine in moderation can have some health benefits, a new report claims just two glasses of alcoholic beverages a day could substantially boost a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer.

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The Face Of Addiction In The Texas Panhandle – Prescription & Alcohol Addiction [SERIES]

Addiction in the United States is still a huge problem and kills over 500,000 people each year. Some people think that the addiction epidemic has not reached the smaller communities like Amarillo, but it has. As someone who is a recovering addict, I know all to well exactly how devastating the effects of drug use are.

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