alcoholism

Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study from Rutgers has found that binge-drinking can trigger genetic changes that make people crave alcohol even more. Researchers suggest this is...
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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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Alcohol Consumption health effects
August 01, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Every now and then there is a study which supports the use of moderate amounts of alcohol for positive health effects, but there is also a great deal of information...
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Thomas Garrett
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May 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
Alan Suderman, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Congressman Thomas Garrett of Virginia announced Monday that he will no longer seek re-election, saying he needs to work on recovering from alcoholism and renewing his commitment to his family. Garrett made the announcement in a video...
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