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Entries for August 2010

Teenagers who engage in binge drinking could be upping their risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, a new animal study suggests.
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Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson ordered the state's alcohol regulation agency to delay enforcing a decades old -- but largely ignored -- law that requires bars to price drinks according to alcohol content.
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November's ballot will give Massachusetts residents a chance to vote on a pair of initiatives altering or repealing the state's alcohol tax.
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About one in 10 people admitted to addiction treatment programs misuse prescription drugs, quadruple the rate reported in 1998.
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People in recovery often face a social dilemma: where to hang out when bars and clubs must remain off-limits. For many, so-called Token Clubs provide an answer -- and a safe haven.
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has removed a trademark category for medical marijuana after receiving a flood of applications from producers seeking to claim various products and brand names for the drug.
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Soldiers of the First Armored Division's Fourth Brigade are statistically at higher risk of death upon returning to their home base of Fort Bliss, Texas, than they were while deployed in Iraq.
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Retailers and distributors have pulled back on the production and sale of kombucha, a popular tea, as the government tests the drink to see if it meets alcohol regulation standards.
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A small research study suggests that violent men with drinking problems can be successfully be treated with a combination of addiction counseling, behavioral therapy, and antidepressants.
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A new animal study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) finds that small molecules called microRNA seem to play a role in regulating cocaine use, a discovery that eventually could lead to the development of novel new addiction treatments.
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