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Study: Drug, Alcohol Use Higher Among Mentally Ill

Researchers at Washington University School found that rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those with psychotic disorders.

01/02/2014

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Brain Imaging Study at SLU Shows Effects of Combat

Dr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.

12/11/2013

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Missouri is Best State in America for Drinkers

Sorry Missourians, we top yet another unflattering list, this time about drinking alcohol. A recently published article on TIME.com puts Missouri at the top of a lighthearted list naming the best and worst states to drink in.

12/09/2013

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Police Say Fenton Man Drowned After Night of Drinking

David A. Thomas of Fenton died at the lake in the San Luis Trails subdivision after gathering there with friends Tuesday night.

11/15/2013

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St. Louis Archdiocese Bans Alcohol at Events for Minors

When first considered in 2011, one parish – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in south St. Louis County – reported an alcohol ban would reduce annual revenue by $35,000 to $50,000.

10/30/2013

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Survey: 3/4 of High Schoolers Say They Don’t Drink Alcohol

A new survey, sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), finds most high school students say they don’t drink alcohol.

10/23/2013

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East Alton Woman, 20, Charged With Fourth DUI

Patsy Runyons, 20, has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence after her vehicle struck a utility pole in Godfrey shortly after midnight Friday.

09/06/2013

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Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.

08/29/2013

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Study Finds Genetic Link Between Alcohol Abuse, Eating Disorders

Washington University researcher Dr. Melissa Munn-Chernoff found there are some shared genetic risk factors for those who have a dependence on alcohol and those with eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.

08/22/2013

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CDC: Alcohol Abuse Costs Missouri, Illinois Billions

The costs are added up from loss of workplace productivity, health care expenses, and other costs associated with drinking. 80,000 Americans die every year from drinking too much.

08/14/2013

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