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  • 'What Addicts know: 10 lessons from recovery to benefit everyone'
    'What Addicts know: 10 lessons from recovery to benefit everyone'
    What is an addict? Someone who is addicted to an illegal or legal substance such as prescriptions, gambling, drugs, over-eating, or sex? An addict is someone who uses anything or anyone to cover up the true essences of self. The true spirit of a...
  • Lindsay Lohan
    'Lindsay' exposes chaotic, complicated life of Lindsay Lohan
    Last night March 23 on a new episode of "Lindsay" on the OWN Network we learned a bit more about the celebrity and her inner workings. None of what we learned however was really shocking considering what was exposed on the previous two...
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    Budget Gamer - Free Game America's Army 4: Proving Grounds "Open Beta"
    Several years ago, the United States Army created a "combat simulator" called America's Army. Taking the form of a First Person Shooter (fps), it pits small squads of soldiers against each other on a variety of terrains with...
  • American Airlines
    American will hire 1,500 new pilots
    American Airlines is expanding: AA announced it is beginning the process to recruit and hire approximately 1,500 new pilots over the next five years, American's largest pilot hiring in more than a decade. American will open the job posting Oct...
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    American Airlines revenues increased
    The AA is becoming more profitable: The AMR Corporation reported June 2013 consolidated revenue and traffic results for its principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, AMR Eagle Holding Corporation.Reportedly,...
  • Researcher suggests docs with alcohol patients should try AA themselves
    Researcher suggests docs with alcohol patients should try AA themselves
    According to an April 30 news release by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, doctors who encourage patients with alcohol use disorders to attend the 12-step program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) should try it themselves so they know more about which they...
  • Life with an alcoholic
    Life with an alcoholic
    Life with an alcoholic is scary, dangerous, and can be life threatening. One in four people under the age of 18 years live with a family damaged by alcoholism.Some of the problems people face while living with problem drinkers are unpredictable...
  • Could diabetes drug help treat those suffering from addiction
    Could diabetes drug help treat those suffering from addiction?
    Researchers in Nashville announced Tuesday that a drug currently used to treat type 2 diabetes could be just as effective in treating addiction to drugs, including cocaine. The study was conducted at Vanderbilt, located just 100 miles north of...
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    Oxford House - self-run, self-supported addiction recovery houses
    Never heard of Oxford House? Me neither until someone in my family needed one. Oxford Houses are commonly referred to as “half way houses” formen and womenrecovering from addictions.They can be found internationally but don’t...
  • Nick Stahl in 'Sleepwalking'
    Nick Stahl found again; attending AA meetings, wife Rose says
    Nick Stahl, after going missing twice recently, has been found. His wife, Rose Stahl, said the "Terminator 3" and "Sleepwalking" star, who frequented Los Angeles' Skid Row area for drugs, is in rehab and attendingalcohol...
  • AA Step 3 and My Other Self
    AA Step 3 and My Other Self
    In AA and Al-Anon, we come to Step 3.Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.We are still on God or a Higher Power. Steps 1 and 2 have already been done. Suppose we do not know who God is? How...
  • Alcoholism
    Do you have a drinking problem?
    One of the most frequently asked questions in the area of mental health and addiction studies is, “How does one know if they have a drinking problem?”Depending on whom you ask, you are likely to get a variety of responses. Some will...
  • Alcoholism
    Alcoholism in the United States
    For most adults, moderate alcohol use is not harmful. However, approximately 18 million adults in the United States are alcoholics or have alcohol problems. Alcoholism is a disease with four main features:Craving - a strong need to drinkLoss of...
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    Al-Anon sayings and principles
    Here are some Al-Anon sayings and principles from Al-Anon literature. Peruse them and pick out the ones you like. You never know when one of these sayings will come in handy one day.Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of...
  • Intervention - Terry
    A&E Intervention - Terry - Can she give up her vodka?
    In this episode of A&E’s Intervention, Terry is a 44 year old woman from Kingston, Pa. with an addiction to vodka. She’s been drinking up to one gallon of vodka per day and has been an alcoholic for 6 years now.Terry is described...