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Researchers seek genes for alcoholism

...contributing to an individual's risk of alcoholism, researchers said last week. Alcoholism, a pervasive public health problem whose...at three to eight times greater risk of alcoholism than a person who has no family history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/28/ent_229659.shtml
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Major study seeks better alcoholism treatment

...like President - essentially hitting alcoholism with a one-two punch. Does a standard...National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. "We can't do that yet. ... But...deemed physically dependent on it. Alcoholism is an actual disease, not a character...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/10/tec_312102.shtml
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Army chaplain heeded call of the Lord to set aside dreams of West Point for humble ministry

...intelligence.When troops return to the U.S., chaplains help them reintegrate. Incidents of divorce, domestic violence, alcoholism and suicide typically go up in the months after a unit's return, so chaplains typically do a lot of counseling. They also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-20/army-chaplain-heeded-cal
Sheriff's officers tell of trauma from having to shoot, kill

...take a life often experience severe bouts of depression, alcoholism, marital problems, sleepless nights and feelings of being...related to the Richmond County sergeant.Marital problems, alcoholism, domestic abuse, forgetfulness, digestive issues, a loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-30/sheriffs-officers-tell
New treatment options emerge for alcoholism

...imbalances among people prone to alcoholism, which has behavioral and biological...National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is sponsoring more than 50 clinical trials involving drugs to treat alcoholism, compared with just six such trials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/14/liv_2703.shtml
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Unbeaten Colorado State continues to surprise

...from Iowa State in 2003 after pictures of the coach partying with students surfaced and went into rehabilitation to treat alcoholism.He resurrected his career at Southern Mississippi then joined Colorado State in 2012, the third and fourth schools he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-26/unbeaten-colorado-state-c
Celtics forward fights alcoholism a second time

Celtics forward fights alcoholism a second time

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/nba_403748.shtml
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Finally finding his calling

...57-year-old former pastor counsels people suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction. He started Steppingstones to Recovery...and religious struggles as a result of their addiction and alcoholism," he said. Tara Romes, an intern at Steppingstones, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2009-02-16/finally-find
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Daly withdraws from Masters

...his experiment with "social drinking" had relapsed into alcoholism but want- ed to play golf until after the Masters, his favorite...third-degree assault charges in a 1992 incident that led to his first alcoholism treatment. Daly later plead guilty to a lesser charge. Daly's...

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Mel Gibson's two-front battle

As diseases go, racism may be harder to kick than alcoholism. Apparently, actor Mel Gibson is battling both - along with the twin afflictions of arrogance and hubris. How sad that the much-admired...

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