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Chris Marshall has organized pop-up Sans Bars in New York, Washington, D.C., and Anchorage, Alaska. And he has expanded into permanent spaces in Kansas City, Mo., and western Massachusetts. Julia Robinson for NPR hide caption

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Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits

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With 200-Year Ban Lifted, Distilling Returns To Native American Lands

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Women are catching up with men nationally in overall drinking, as well as in binge drinking, drunk driving and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcoholism. Vasyl Tretiakov / EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Eat, Don't Drink And Still Be Merry: Staying Sober Through The Holidays

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After a string of inpatient rehabilitation stays, Louis Casanova, who lives near Philadelphia, says he is still trying to break his addiction. Ben Allen/WITF hide caption

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How We Got Here: Treating Addiction In 28 Days

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Vegemite rolls along the production line at the Vegemite factory in Melbourne, Australia, in 2013. The iconic yeast-based spread is reportedly being used to produce moonshine in officially dry communities. Julian Smith/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A Path From 'Blackout' Drunkenness To Sobriety And Self-Acceptance

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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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Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell (left) and Dr. Nancy Hardt, University of Florida. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

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Can Family Secrets Make You Sick?

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