Tag Archives: Alcohol

10,000 Years After First Fermented Beverages Were Brewed, A Cure For Alcohol Dependence On The Horizon

“It’s like they forgot they were dependent,” Olivier George, leader of a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, says of the alcohol-addicted subjects in a new animal model study. Scientists believe that fermented beverages were first brewed as early as the seventh millennium B.C.E. Other scientists now say that they have finally discovered a way to completely remove ...

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Powdered alcohol receives approval for sale in the US

The controversial powered-alcohol pioneer Palcohol has had its product approved for sale in the United States — properly this time. Palcohol came under a lot of criticism last year when it initially launched with a website promoting irresponsible uses of its product, a powder that you can mix with water to create an alcoholic drink. Even after cleaning up its website, Palcohol then ...

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’20/20′ Anchor Elizabeth Vargas In Rehab for Alcohol Abuse

Elizabeth VargasIn RehabFor Alcohol Abuse Breaking News “20/20” co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas has been MIA for weeks … and now we know why — she’s been in rehab for alcohol abuse. Vargas checked into rehab a couple weeks ago — according to the NY Daily News — and will remain in treatment for a few weeks more. She’ll return to “20/20” ...

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Elizabeth Vargas in Rehab: ABC 20/20 Co-Anchor Checked in For Alcohol Abuse Weeks Ago

When Elizabeth Vargas was mysteriously absent from her post as ABC’s 20/20 co-anchor for weeks, people started to wonder where the seasoned reporter was. Now Vargas, 51, has confirmed that she’s been in a rehabilitation facility for alcohol abuse.  PHOTOS: Celebrity rehab centers “Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction,” the anchor said in a statement obtained by ...

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