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# alcoholism - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

The former First Lady, better known for setting up the world-famous rehab clinic, passes away in California.

# alcoholism - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Scientists discover gene linked to alcohol consumption

Researchers have identified a gene which appears to regulating the amount of alcohol a person consumes – people with the gene drink an average of five per cent less alcohol than those without it.

# alcoholism - Monday 4 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: How to save €190 on your electricity bill; wreckage of crashed Air France plane turns up after 2 years, and Al Fayed’s wacko gift for Fulham fans.

# alcoholism - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Leading charity calls for minimum price for alcohol to be set

The current government’s approach to the pricing and regulation of alcohol is leading to a “disjointed” message on a serious public health issue that is affecting thousands of children, according to a leading charity.