alcohol

Dreamstime
January 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that alcoholism can run in families. Although alcohol abuse can be influenced by the so-called social determinants of health, there is a...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm
KUTZTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — If you're available to get drunk on a Thursday afternoon in April, the police need your help. The Kutztown Borough Police Department is looking for three volunteers to participate in a training course for officers to learn how to administer Standardized Field...
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Bam Margera
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January 02, 2019 - 3:32 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Bam Margera is banking on a third stint in rehab being what he needs. The "Jackass" star posted on his official Instagram account Tuesday that he was checking himself in. "Off to alcohol rehab for the 3rd time," the caption on the photo of him holding son Phoenix Wolf...
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Dreamstime
December 24, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A drunk man fell onto the train tracks last year. Guess who he just sued? A Washington man who was visibly intoxicated left Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant last year and walked to the metro station, where he fell onto...
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Dreamstime
December 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that as we approach Christmas and New Year's, there are increased opportunities for celebration. There is also an increase in alcohol use by many...
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Keith Richards
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December 13, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Jack Guy (CNN) — Throughout a long and storied career in one of the most famous rock bands on the planet, Keith Richards has made no secret of his love of drink and drugs. Yet it now appears that the 74-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist has turned over something of a new leaf. After decades of...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When a circuit court judge calls you rip-roaring drunk, you need to re-think your decision to operate an airplane. A pilot was concerned that his co-pilot was not OK when they arrived at the Traverse City airport, so he...
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Mac Miller
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November 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose caused by a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful opioid fentanyl, a coroner's report released Monday said. The Los Angeles County coroner's report named Miller's cause of death as "mixed toxicity" of the three...
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Cancer risk rises with each drink, but the link between mortality and alcohol is more J-shaped, a new study finds.
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June 19, 2018 - 9:13 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking? A study published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday provides some new insight. It found that those who drink the most have the highest risks of...
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