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The Sipping Point: Why Are Women Now Drinking More Than Ever?

In the spring of 2008, I was moving my three daughters from my beloved home state of Oregon back to the East Coast. My husband had a great new job in New York City and was commuting between there and …

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5 Questions About Drunkorexia: If You Have It, #5 Says It All

There's a good chance you've never heard of drunkorexia, but you might know someone who has it. It's easy to miss, especially among young people and on college campuses. But it's very real, insidious,…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol can be good: wine, for instance, consumed in moderation can benefit the heart. In the other extreme, though, alcoho…

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Dear America, We Have a Drinking Problem.

Eighty-eight thousand deaths a year? One in 10? Why are so many U.S. adults drinking themselves to death? A shocking new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that fro…

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This Kills More People than AIDS or Tuberculosis

April raises awareness for both Alcohol and Domestic Violence. Unfortunately, there is a great need for more awareness of both. My patients in and around menopause commonly discuss issues related to a…

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