Alcohol Problems

Decoding keys to a healthy life

For 74 years, one of the longest-running studies of normal adult development has been examining not disease and illness, but what may be life’s magic question: How can you live long and happy?

Feb 03, 2012
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Understanding the biology of PTSD

(Medical Xpress) -- The images of war often stay with those who have experienced it long after a conflict is over. While the physical wounds are apparent, we are learning more and more about the toll these conflicts take ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Heredity behind subjective effects of alcohol

Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol. The reason for this has not been known, but a new study from the University ...

May 23, 2011
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