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Church offers Alcoholics Anonymous-inspired recovery program for racists

Church offers Alcoholics Anonymous-inspired recovery program for racists

A North Carolina church reportedly is raising eyebrows after launching a weekly … The first step is to “come to admit that I am powerless over my addiction to … J. Nathan King, comes at a time when the subject of racism in America is …
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‘It was a conspiracy’: recovering addicts wage legal battle over prescription use

In the depths of a decade-long addiction to prescription opioid painkillers, the … epidemic and the highest death rate from drug overdoses in the US. …. half an hour’s drive north of Williamson with a population of little more than 300, …
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Increased Steroid Hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone and Pregnenolone Levels in Post-Mortem Brain Samples of Alcoholics

Intra-tissue levels of steroid hormones (e.g., dehydroepiandrosterone [DHEA], pregnenolone [PREGN], and testosterone [T]) may influence the pathological changes seen in neurotransmitter systems of alcoholic brains. Our aim was to compare levels of these steroid hormones between the post-mortem brain samples of alcoholics and non-alcoholic controls. We studied steroid levels with quantitative liqui
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Television viewing and alcohol advertising with alcohol expectancies among school-aged children in Taiwan

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Blacks face higher risk of drug arrests in White neighborhoods

Although Blacks and Whites in the United States (US) use and sell drugs at approximately the same rates, Blacks are more than twice as likely to be arrested for drug related reasons than are Whites (Trifiletti, Gielen, Sleet, & Hopkins, 2005; Mitchell, 2015; National Survey, 2013). The mass incarceration of Black men resulting from this bias in drug related arrests has contributed to the social an
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