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Alcohol Dependence: What You Need to Know

Enjoying a beer, a glass of wine, or your favorite cocktail is an important way to celebrate, socialize, or unwind for many people. However, drinking excessively to cope with emotional distress or unwanted events carries a lot of terrible consequences, including alcohol dependence. When this happens individuals need access to an alcohol addiction treatment program…

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Oktoberfest Alcohol Poisoning: Five Things You Need to Know

Oktoberfest is two-week-long festival that originated in Munich, Germany. It is held in late September each year, leading up to the start of October. This year the festival began on September 21 and will end of October 5. During this period, festivalgoers drink large quantities of Bavarian Lager.   Like St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, Oktoberfest has…