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Jerome Whitehead Death Connected to Persistent Alcohol Abuse

Jerome Whitehead, known for a historic 1977 shot in the NCAA semifinals, among numerous NBA career highlights, died in December 2012 of causes related to persistent alcohol abuse. Whitehead’s NBA career spanned more than a decade, including play for San Diego, San Antonio, the Utah Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks. He was drafted from Marquette University in 1978. One of Whitehead’s most notable and...

Alcohol-Related Deaths Among People with Type 1 Diabetes

People with Type 1 diabetes often have many health complications, with acute or chronic conditions potentially leading to death. However, with medical advances and new technology, there has been much improvement in both the quality of life and the physical health of those suffering from Type 1 diabetes. A study conducted in Finland sought to understand the discrepancies between advances made among those with Type 1...

Mixing Water Sports and Alcohol Can Be Deadly

Water sports are fun and a great way to maintain general health and fitness. Combined with alcohol however, a healthy behavior can become a risky behavior. This is echoed by research from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and from physicians as well. The NIAA reports that fully one half of deaths related to water recreation involve alcohol. For this reason they urge outdoor fun-lovers...

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