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HASSELHOFF Taken to Cedar Sinai – Alcohol Poisoning by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:28pm I just saw him recently on a talk show and such a great guy, sad that alcohol has a hold on him.  He denies he was poisoned by alcohol.  BD  Actor David Hasselhoff was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Saturday after his teenage daughter reportedly found him unconscious on the floor of his Encino California home as a result of alcohol poison ... Read on »
Teenage Binge Drinking: The Risk of Alcohol Poisoning by addictiondoc Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 9:36am A major risk of teenage binge drinking is alcohol poisoning. The main danger of alcohol poisoning is death! Alcohol poisoning is life threatening. Teenage binge drinking refers to drinking multiple alcoholic drinks in a short period of time. As a result, the teenager’s blood alcohol level rises too quickly because the liver can’t process ... Read on »
Management of Methyl Alcohol Poisoning by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 12:00am Methanol or Methyl Alcohol is a denaturant. It is a component of varnishes, paint removers, windshield wipers, anti-freeze solutions, copy-machine fluid and as a solvent. Acute Methanol Poisoning is usually a consequence of ingestion of cheap, adulterated, illicit liquor. Methanol is very toxic and requires as little as 30 ml of 40% sol ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism and New Years Eve: Deadly Combo by addictiondoc Posted Fri 31 Dec 2010 9:38am Tonight is New Years Eve; a night for celebrating. Your teen or young adult child is out of school for the holidays and is ready for some serious fun tonight. Ugh-oh- that usually means means “getting drunk”. Their parties are centered around teenage binge drinking. This age group will attempt to drink 5 drinks back to back in a short pe ... Read on »
ALCOHOL MATTERS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm By Marie Dufour RD – If you chose to drink alcohol, be an informed consumer.  There is more to alcohol than the heart benefits heralded by the media.  Know the risks associated with alcohol consumption and make an informed choice. CALORIES – If you watch your caloric intake, you should know how many calories are in an average drink. - B ... Read on »
Doctor Blog-How Much Alcohol Is In Your Drink? by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 10:55am To follow is a press release addressing alcohol use and container labeling to help consumers decide how much they alcohol they are getting in the drinks they are choosing. NCL Challenges Myth that Some Alcoholic Beverages Are “Safer” and “Less Potent” New Initiative Underscores Need for New Alcohol Label                       ... Read on »
Side Effects of Red Bull with Alcohol by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 01 Apr 2010 3:05am Energy drinks such as Red Bull seem to be the new rage.  An even newer rage is mixing them with alcohol.  This can have side effects that you might never think of. The Beneficial Side Effects of Red Bull with Alcohol Alcohol is a depressant and Red Bull is a stimulant, this unlikely combination appears to be taking over the night ... Read on »
Tonight's talk on alcohol and adolescent brains by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm Alcohol (and more specifically ethanol, “drinking alcohol”) is a poison and a depressant drug. The fact that it is a poison often surprises people, but remember it can run your car and it is used in biology to kill insect specimens. Ethanol has special effects on the adolescent brain, which shouldn’t be surprising when you consider that the a ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: The SIx Main Risks by addictiondoc Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 12:19pm Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse can affect the rest of your teen’s life. The burden for prevention rests with parents and dcotors who can have significant influence on its course. A recent study of 7000 children showed that 1/3 do not get any preventative check ups at the pediatrian and that many children aged 13-17 years old o ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: The Messages in the Latest Glee Episode by addictiondoc Posted Fri 25 Feb 2011 3:34pm As a psychiatrist specializing in addiction, I treat a lot of teens and young adults with teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse. I was glad to see that Glee airing- the hugely popular TV show took on the theme of teenage drinking this week. The show featured “Alcohol Awareness Week” at Mckinley High. At first it seemed like  the Gl ... Read on »