Alcohol Problems

Drinking affects mouth bacteria linked to diseases

When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some cancers, and heart disease. By contrast, drinkers had fewer bacteria ...

Apr 24, 2018
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After addiction, the long road back to good health

Before Kevin M.'s drinking problem began, before he became what he calls a "frequent flyer" in the Yale New Haven Hospital emergency department (ED), he was a policeman in Hollywood, Florida. There, he became involved in ...

Mar 29, 2018
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Europe's silent opioid epidemic

As opiate addiction continues to grip the United States – killing more than 100 people per day in 2016 – researchers are trying to get a handle on the scale of the problem in Europe.

Apr 05, 2018
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