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Mindfulness-based stress reduction study

Mindfulness-based stress reduction study

Genetics of alcoholism

Genetics of alcoholism

Racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol treatment

Racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol treatment

University at Buffalo receives three grants to tackle problem drinking

University at Buffalo receives three grants to tackle problem drinking

Migraine drug Topamax tested on alcoholics

Migraine drug Topamax tested on alcoholics

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth

Study looks at Naltrexone for alcoholism

Study looks at Naltrexone for alcoholism

Alcoholism has a negative effect on where someone lives

Alcoholism has a negative effect on where someone lives

Alcoholics tend to be deficient in both cognitive and emotional processes

Alcoholics tend to be deficient in both cognitive and emotional processes

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Telephone counseling coaxes reluctant alcoholics into treatment

Telephone counseling coaxes reluctant alcoholics into treatment

Anti-smoking drug Chantix works for alcohol too

Anti-smoking drug Chantix works for alcohol too

30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder

30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder

Targeted nalmefene with simple medical management in the treatment of heavy drinkers

Targeted nalmefene with simple medical management in the treatment of heavy drinkers

Alcohol abuse a problem for one in every three Americans

Alcohol abuse a problem for one in every three Americans

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive recovery from abstinence

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive recovery from abstinence

Researchers use 'genomic pathway' to predict Parkinson's

Researchers use 'genomic pathway' to predict Parkinson's

Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk