Alcoholism 101The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that about 25% of adults aged 18 and over have excessively consumed alcohol at least once in the past year. It also indicates that alcohol is a factor in about nearly 50,000 deaths annually.
Jackson Jr. Being Treated For 'Mood Disorder'The mystery surrounding U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s monthlong absence from Congress deepened Wednesday evening, as his office released a statement saying he is suffering from a "mood disorder," without providing any specifics.
Lawyer Asks Judge To Endorse Blagojevich For RehabRod Blagojevich's attorneys have asked to have him placed in a drug and alcohol abuse program when he starts his 14-year prison sentence for corruption, though they aren't saying if the former Illinois governor has a problem or if it's a legal move.