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Alcoholism

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.

12/13/2013

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.

08/20/2013

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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.

01/11/2012

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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/09/2010