MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Actor Michael J. Fox details his experiences with Parkinson’s disease, including turning to alcohol and pills in an attempt to cope, in a new documentary. Fox, 61, has had the degenerative brain disorder since 1991, but didn’t disclose it publicly until 1998. TheContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Having a “dry January,” or giving up alcohol for the first month of the year, is a trend. And it’s not a bad idea, according to a drug and alcohol rehab counselor with Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Not consuming alcohol can have manyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Quitting alcohol can help reduce complications of liver cirrhosis, even in patients who have advanced disease. It can also help them live longer, new research shows. “Our results clearly show that all patients with alcohol-related liver cirrhosis who maintain sustained abstinence from alcoholContinue Reading