UNC Health Talk

Category: Addiction

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December 28, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Alcohol

Here’s how you can evaluate your drinking habits to see if you might want to make a change.

Addiction, Substance Abuse

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December 27, 2017

Should You Take a ‘Dry January’?

Quitting drinking cold turkey for 30 days can result in some immediate health benefits, but it’s not a safe step for heavy drinkers.

Addiction, Substance Abuse, Wellness

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December 15, 2017

Prescribed Opioid Painkillers? Ask These Questions

Ask your doctor these questions so you can minimize pain and your risk of addiction.

Addiction, Pain

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November 30, 2017

UNC’s Bowles Alcohol Research Center Can Keep Doing Good Work

UNC's Bowles Alcohol Research center is helping us understand alcohol's effects on the brain, with lots of help from the NIH.

Addiction, News, Research, Substance Abuse

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