Anders Osborne at his home studio. The New Orleans bluesman is launching a program to help musicians and others in the industry stay sober in a work environment where that can be difficult. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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'Send Me A Friend': Anders Osborne Helps Musicians Stay Sober On Tour

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A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

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Public health officials want doctors to consider treating alcohol abuse with medications that have a track record of success. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1950s was based on much the same 12-step program used today. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Critic Faults Alcoholics Anonymous For Lack Of Evidence

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Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

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