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Women Are Drinking More Than Ever

The rate of alcohol use among adults in the U.S. increased from 65% in 2001-2002 to 73% in 2012-2013, according to survey results of nearly 80,000 people conducted by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Psychiatry.  Along with the overall increase in drinking, the rate of high risk drinking (more than two drinks a day for men, one for women) increased by 30%, and alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) rose almost 50%.

In Your Community

Atlantic Health System's Acne Treatment and Research Center is conducting a study of an investigational treatment for people with moderate-to-severe acne. To qualify for the study, people must: Be at least 9 years of age Have at least 20 red, irritated pimples, and at least 20 whiteheads or blackheads, and Have no more than two large, hard bumps on the face Qualified participants will receive all study medication and study-related visits at no cost, and may receive compensation for their time. Health ...

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In comparison to last Sunday’s mid-season episode, this week’s “Game of Thrones” was somewhat anticlimactic—but even still, there was never a dull moment. Jon is the rightful heir to the Iron Throne. Although Sam ignored Gilly’s ramblings, she discovered a crucial fact among his growing pile of books: High Septon Maynard, under the Mad King’s reign, issued an annulment of Prince Rhaegar’s marriage to Elia Martell and married him instead to another woman during a secret ceremony in Dorne. When ...

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