An alcoholic is someone who is dependent upon alcohol and exhibits three or more signs of dependency, according to WebMD. These signs include being unable to stop drinking or control the amount of alcohol consumed; havin... More » Health

Some definitions of bishop include a person that supervises a diocese or local churches, a spiritual overseer, a playing piece in the game of chess and a hot drink made of oranges, wine and cloves. The word comes from th... More » World View Religion

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Signs of alcoholism include an inability to limit alcohol consumption, feeling a strong need to drink, or habitually drinking alone, notes Mayo Clinic. Not all alcoholics suffer from all of the symptoms, but they often s... More » Health

The main difference between an alcoholic fatty liver and a non-alcoholic fatty liver is in the cause of each, as the cause of alcoholic fatty liver is the alcohol overconsumption, while the cause of non-alcoholic fatty l... More » Health

Limiting alcohol intake and certain medications, maintaining a healthy diet, and establishing a consistent exercise regimen are some ways to improve the health of a person's liver, according to WebMD. A healthy liver inv... More » Health Nutrition & Diets