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Effects of Alcohol on the Body

There are many different ways to recognize and identify alcoholism in yourself or a loved one. While some of these signs are behavioral or psychological in nature, others are physical. Learn to recognize the effects of alcohol on the body so that you can help those struggling with alcohol addiction sooner. Lack of Appetite and…

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How Much Alcohol is Too Much to Drink?

Do you ever wonder how much alcohol is too much? Whether you’re worried about a loved one or your own personal drinking habits, there is no simple answer. However, it’s possible to add some perspective whether you or someone you know has a problem with drinking excessively. Understanding that Drinking Comes in Various Forms The…

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Substance Abuse Treatment

For centuries, medical teams have questioned what therapies are best suited for substance use disorders (SUDs). Then in 2006, the National Quality Forum published a document specifying the seven practices that organization found most effective in substance abuse treatment. Marcie Bough, Pharm.D., senior manager of practice development and research for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)…