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Lynne Spalding

Coroner Ties Alcoholism To Death Of Woman Found In SF Hospital Stairwell

A woman found dead in a locked stairwell 17 days after going missing from her room at San Francisco General Hospital probably died of a chemical imbalance due to complications from chronic alcohol abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Friday.


Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma County Supervisor Arrested For Prowling Apologizes, Admits Alcoholism

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo made a lengthy public apology Tuesday morning at the first supervisors’ meeting he has attended since he entered an alcohol treatment program after his arrest for prowling outside a woman’s apartment last month.


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HealthWatch: UCSF Study Helps Demystify Alcohol Addiction

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the effect of alcohol on the human brain – a discovery that may lead to better treatments for alcohol addiction.


Ted Williams' 'He Said-She Said' Battle With Daughter

Ted Williams’ ‘He Said-She Said’ Battle With Daughter

Daughter He Had Altercation with Says He Is; He Denies It

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011

SF Supervisor Proposes “Wet Housing” for Alcoholics

A San Francisco Supervisor is exploring a novel and controversial way to deal with drunks on the street. Supervisor Bevan Dufty says he wants the city to consider opening “wet housing,” where alcoholics could live […]