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  Alcoholism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alcoholism is the consumption of, or preoccupation with, alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the drinker's normal personal, family, social, or work life, and may lead to physical, or mental harm.
Alcoholism is one of the world's most costly drug use problems; with the exception of nicotine addiction, alcoholism is more costly to most countries than all other drug use problems combined.
For alcoholism, that behavior is the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alcoholism   (3369 words)

  
 List of people known to be addicted to opiates - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of people known to be addicted to opiates
The following is a list of people who have been addicted to heroin (or other opiates including prescription painkillers) at some point during their lives.
List of people known to be addicted to opiates, Actors / Actresses / Models / Directors, Writers / Poets / Journalists, Singers & Musicians, Other Celebrities & Public Figures, References, See also: and Lists of people.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_heroin_addicts   (224 words)

  
 ALCOHOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Alcohol is capturing the hearts of people of all ages and positions in life, laying claim to being one of the ingredients of success and happiness.
Alcohol and enjoyment of nature are inseparable companions; six-packs and whiskey bottles are made to blend with trees, mountains, and fast-flowing streams.
Alcoholism in all its accoutrements -- crime, suicide, just plain trouble -- are the bane of Alaska, and especially northwest Alaska where the alcoholism rate is one of the highest in the world and still growing.
www.whatischristianity.org.uk /alcohol/ALCOHOL.htm   (20656 words)

  
 Themed Reviews, Famous Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Through the lives of five women artists at the beginning of the twentieth century, this book describes the inspirational draw that the rugged beauty of the West held for many people.
Through beautifully painted illustrations the story of Abbie's brave adventure of tending to the running of a lighthouse is told.
Swept into the campaign to ban alcohol in an attempt to improve social conditions in America, Susan became disenchanted when she saw that women--who were the heart and soul of the clergy-dominated movement--were denied a voice and a vote at temperance conventions.
www.childrenslit.com /th_famous.html   (18940 words)

  
 Civil War Anesthesia
Alcohol was administered to the wounded soldier prior to the induction of anesthesia.
Once the soldier passed through the excitement phase, he entered into the "surgical plane" of anesthesia and was relatively quiet for the next 10 to 15 minutes in spite of the stimulation of major surgery.
In the list of 65 plants, however, there is no mention of a botanical substitute for chloroform and only one for use as a sedative.
home.nc.rr.com /fieldhospcsa/Anesthesia.html   (3869 words)

  
 Wierd Deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Famous fable writer Aesop died in an appropriately fabulous way when a high flying eagle dropped a tortoise on his head.
The award is posthumously presented to the individual deemed to have made that year's greatest contribution to human evolution by removing hir own DNA from the gene pool.
The most spectacular death of the moment, however, at least in terms of its social and political impact, has to be that of Princess Diana, whose unexpected early demise will see her join the legions of remembered stars like JFK, Marilyn Monroe and James Dean who were cut off in their prime.
bob.bob.bofh.org /~cube/dark/wierd.html   (866 words)

  
 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Alcoholism is often seen as a "disease of affluence," being uncommon among indigenous people until they become "civilised." Alcoholism is a life-threatening problem that often ends in death, particularly through liver or kidney disease, internal bleeding, brain deterioration, alcohol poisoning, accidents and suicide.
This condition is usually referred to as "The Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome." Al-Anon, a group modelled after Alcoholics Anonymous, offers aid to friends and family members of alcoholics.
Since benzodiazepines are the safest of the three classes of drugs, alcohol consumption is terminated and a long-acting benzodiazepine, e.g., Valium® is substituted to block the alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Alcoholism   (713 words)

  
 Other Mysterious Deaths...Lest We Forget
Another death involving elements of high strangeness is that of Ann Livingston, who died in early 1994 of a fast-form of ovarian cancer.
In fact those UFOlogists who are aware of the suspicious deaths of some of their colleagues in the 50s and 60s, seem to believe that whatever forces and agencies that were then responsible have softened their tactics in the `80s and `90s.
The 1955 dispatch, which barely preceded her death from an alleged overdose of sleeping pills and alcohol (a la Marilyn Monroe), quoted an unnamed British official of cabinet rank, `We believe, on the basis of our inquiry thus far, that saucers were staffed by small men-probably under four feet tall.
www.rense.com /general62/lest.htm   (5623 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellions (The Clinton Body Count)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This laundry list of deaths always refers to someone taking his life as "ruled a suicide," thus implying another conclusion of equal likelihood was capriciously dismissed by someone who had the power to do so.
Upon his death, Wilson's wife said, "[His] depression was an inherited problem; that he was able to contribute so much over the years in the face of his disability was a miracle." Police said that he did not leave a note and that there were no signs of foul play.
To describe any of the plane crash deaths on this list as "suspicious" is to suggest the NTSB was part of a coverup.
www.snopes.com /inboxer/outrage/clinton.htm   (6814 words)

  
 The New Yorker: PRINTABLES
Upon the death of this destroyer of multitudes, the head of the Jacobite Syriac Church said, “The wisdom of this man, and his greatness of soul, and his wonderful actions are incomparable.
In the years after the Prophet Muhammad’s death, in 632, his Arab followers spread their religion along the southern Mediterranean as far west as Spain and into central Asia as far east as Pakistan.
In the category of inflicters of death and destruction upon the city of Baghdad, Cheney and Powell (Gulf War I) are somewhere on a crowded list, not at its top.
www.newyorker.com /printables/fact/050425fa_fact4   (5336 words)

  
 All about the Providence Mob, by Allan May
The law’s unpopularity could be seen in the aftermath of the death of three rumrunners who were cut down by members of the Coast Guard on December 29, 1929.
Prior to Morelli’s death in the early 1950s, Teresa said he confessed to him that his gang was responsible for the 1920 murders for which Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed.
Through an unusual physics experiment, police determine whether a woman was hunted or a victim of a hunting accident.
www.crimelibrary.com /gangsters_outlaws/family_epics/providence_mob/1.html   (1603 words)

  
 Baseball Musings: Deaths Archives
Speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash, the report said.
With the untimely death of Kirby Puckett last night, the blogosphere remembers the Twins centerfielder.
Joe said most famous ballplayers of his day were under contract to Hillerich & Bradsby, makers of Louisville Sluggers.
www.baseballmusings.com /archives/cat_deaths.php   (3969 words)

  
 Humor List Digest Thu Dec 19 03:00:57 EST 1996
The announcement of their deaths, as well as any accompanying celebration, will be deferred until after the aforementioned disposal.
DNRC Enemies List ------------------- Recently, Martha Stewart was put on the DNRC Enemies "Watch List" until she provided us with a festive way to dispose of little Poppin' Fresh, who, as you know, is a mortal enemy of the DNRC.
There were too many creative suggestions to list, involving everything from cordless screwdrivers to catnip, but none of them struck me as particularly festive.
www.scumpa.com /pipermail/humor/1996-December/001125.html   (14481 words)

  
 Jonah Goldberg's Goldberg File on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
There's the famous story of the lady who sat down next to him at a dinner party and said, "I bet a friend I can make you say more than three words to me."
In short, you would have darn near frozen the economy at a time when it consumed wood, rather than race through the period as quickly as possible to the point where wood was no longer as vital.
Prohibition — everyone agreed — would end the consumption of alcohol and the crimes booze contributed to.
www.nationalreview.com /goldberg/goldberg081301b.shtml   (3064 words)

  
 AEJMC Archives -- September 2002, week 1 (#85)
Engaging in "strategic philanthropy," a pervasive guerilla warfare tactic that prescribes corporate patronage of the dispossessed to smuggle in news media representations of multinationals as magnanimous global citizens, has today become a crucial means to inoculate audiences from journalists' and activists' charges of labor exploitation, greed, and profit-making.
Mobilizing public support for such feminist causes as dowry deaths, female infanticide, domestic violence, and rampant alcoholism among poor and working-class men, the English-language press has contributed positively to progressive change in the past.
While the list of earlier "traditional" oppressions, perceived as largely affecting poor women, were able to evoke middle-class reformist sympathy for the spectacularly "illiterate" and "downtrodden," Miss World's much less visible exclusion of poor women, a consistent byproduct of globalization, could not captivate audiences' sense of social injustice.
list.msu.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0209a&L=aejmc&D=0&P=12196   (9146 words)

  
 WRESTLERS DEATHS
Martello, Rick: (Age of 38): Cause of death unknown on January 3, 1997.
Medina, Alex: (Age of 32): Cause of death unknown on April 20, 1973.
Cause of death unknown on June 19, 1982.
ricknovaksr.tripod.com /wrestlinglife/id20.html   (2881 words)

  
 Deaths from Alcohol abuse - CureResearch.com
Deaths from Alcohol abuse: 19,171 persons died of alcohol-induced causes in 1999 USA (NVSR Sep 2001)
Death statistics for Alcohol abuse: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Alcohol abuse:
The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs.
www.cureresearch.com /a/alcohol_abuse/deaths.htm   (249 words)

  
 A few of our losses . . .
Edward VII became king on the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, at the age of 59.
King George V of England, 70; he suffered from bronchitis and numerous lung problems; his death was thought to be from a viral respiratory infection.
In "Drinking," she attends a stop-smoking session, but decides alcohol is her real problem; is puzzled when her dying mother askes her to give up smoking."Appetites" does not address smoking at all.
www.tobacco.org /Misc/losses.html   (4200 words)

  
 Famous people who died in aviation accidents
The crash was the first to involve deaths aboard a passenger or cargo airliner in the U.S. in more than a year.
His death was the focus of the May 6, 2002 episode of the WB Network's 7th Heaven, where the Reverend Camden of the TV show officiates at a memorial service attended by his real family.
Before his death, Abruzzo was also a member of the first team to fly a balloon nonstop across the Pacific Ocean.
www.celebratetoday.com /airceleb.html   (14547 words)

  
 Mysterious Deaths of famous people
When Hendrix died there was rumors going around that the CIA had a hand in his death because he rose to icon status and leader amongst his millions of teenage fans and his open drug abuse was influencial on them and the CIA wouldn't let that happen.
On December 18, 1966, Browne was driving with his girlfriend, model Suki Poiter, in his Lotus Elan through South Kensington at a high rate of speed (some reports say in excess of 170 km/h).
It is not known whether or not he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
www.inthe00s.com /index.php?topic=13234.0   (1080 words)

  
 About death - famous deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This is not a complete list of all dead celebrities, and is never going to be.
In any case, the persons who commited suicide do not deserve to be mentioned here.
Overdose of alcohol, choked on his own vomit
koti.phnet.fi /vlampine/about_death/famous_deaths.htm   (64 words)

  
 The American Civil War Homepage
List of the Prisoners of the CSS Atlanta, Captured on June 17, 1863
Descriptive List of the Crew of the Confederate States Navy Steamer "Tennessee"
Muster List, 32nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company H
sunsite.utk.edu /civil-war/warweb.html   (4235 words)

  
 Dead People Server - Celebrities and Famous People Who Died in the Year 2001
Celebrities and Famous People Who Died in the Year 2001
One of the Heathers, she was also one of the kids in Say Anything IMDb
Well-known fashion editor, she became famous to the masses in Old Navy commercials with her big glasses and little dog Obituary
dpsinfo.com /dps/2001.html   (1101 words)

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