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New Alcohol Abuse Drugs Gaining Respect
Do we have a game-changer for treating alcohol abuse? Several medications, when combined with therapy and support, are enabling some patients to cut back on alcohol intake or have fewer heavy drinking days.
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5 Drug Classes That May Cause Depression
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