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2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

New Tool Tells You How Much Alcohol Is In Your Favorite Cocktail
2014-07-07 13:18:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Last month, redOrbit reported on the breakdown of alcohol consumption on a state-by-state and city-by-city level and discovered some very interesting and unexpected statistics. That study was based on data collected from the personal breathalyzer product put out by San Francisco-based BACTrack. That study was only possible because each participant, individuals who had purchased the BACTrack product and linked it to their...

2014-07-03 23:08:53

DMG Productions explores holistic solutions for substance abuse treatment. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Health Recovery Center announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Innovations will explore Health Recovery Center's holistic addiction treatment and alcohol recovery center, where drug-free treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, depression,...

2014-07-03 23:05:50

Harbor Village Florida comments on art gallery spreading the word on drug addiction and recovery. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by the Reno Gazette Journal in the article Recovery and Addiction Displayed in Public Art Project (6/28), a new art gallery called Doors to Recovery is currently on display to help raise awareness of drug addiction and the many benefits of recovery. The project is sponsored by a group called Transforming Youth Recovery, which is headed by a woman who lost...

2014-07-03 23:01:54

Harbor Village Florida comments on Massachusetts General Hospital taking steps to spot drug addicts. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by South Coast Today in the article MGH To Screen All Patients For Substance Abuse (6/30), the Massachusetts General Hospital has began to ask all patients routine questions about their drug and alcohol use as a way to intervene in possible addiction cases. The questionnaire, which asks patients general questions about their level of alcohol use and their...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-01 23:07:42

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 4-day Fourth of July holiday weekend is particularly deadly due to alcohol-related car crashes. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the day when Americans celebrate the birth of our nation. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, consisting of delegates from each of the 13 colonies. The United States of America was seeking its hard-won independence...

2014-07-01 15:26:02

Wolters Kluwer Health Women's careers more likely to be disrupted by alcohol, study suggests John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, of Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and Miriam Mutambudzi, PhD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, studied the relationship between occupation and AUDs in workers followed up from early adulthood to middle age. The study focused on the "substantive complexity" of work as an indicator of work trajectory—whether individuals were...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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