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Accidental Deaths Due to Alcohol

Alcohol is such a dreadful thing which may cause death in any situation. Alcoholic deaths may be of different types. They might be due to health problems, accidents, suicides, homicides or death due to violence.

We commonly feel like accident is the something which happens due to an automobile crash or an road accident. But it is not. Something which happened all of a sudden, can… Continue reading

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Substance Abuse And America’s Prison Population

According to the report of National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, out of the 2.3 million convicts streaming nation’s prisons and jails, 1.5 million encounter the DSM IV medical criteria for substance abuse or addiction. Remaining 458,000 convicts are not meeting the strict DSM IV criteria or had experiences of substance abuse or were under the impact of alcohol or other drugs during their… Continue reading

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Substance Abuse: Nation’s Serious Health Problem

Abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other illicit drugs is the most serious health problem in the world. It is straining the health care system, burdening the economy, contributing to the health problems and resulting in death of millions of peoples every year. As usual, substance abuse was the major serious problem in 2005. It caused more illnesses, disabilities and deaths than any other preventable health diseases.… Continue reading

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Know About The Alcohol Abuse Statistics In America

Alcohol abuse is considered as one of the major causes for the health irregularities in America. The following statistics have been taken from 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

According to the survey, more than half of Americans aged 12 and above were recorded as the current drinkers in 2008. This means nearly 129 million people in America are current drinkers. Not only… Continue reading

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