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2014-08-07 15:46:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trend more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Those living in urban areas and poorer households are more likely to start drinking at an early age, the findings show. Studies from high-income countries have...

2014-07-17 16:09:09

University of Texas at Austin Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal. The scientists accomplished this feat by inserting a modified human alcohol target into the worms, as reported this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. "This is the first example of altering a human alcohol target to prevent...

2014-06-11 09:40:33

American University It's no secret that combat experiences are highly stressful and can contribute to instances of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among soldiers post-deployment. It also comes as no surprise that many soldiers afflicted with these conditions abuse alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate. But new research coauthored by Cristel Russell, an associate professor of marketing with American University's Kogod School of Business, and researchers with the Walter...

2014-04-09 23:28:45

Underage drinking, binge drinking and alcohol dependence have a big impact on families and communities. Help raise awareness about these alcohol-related problems with educational brochures from Journeyworks Publishing. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alcohol Awareness Month, an annual event sponsored by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, aims to focus attention on the impact of alcohol and alcohol-related problems on families and communities. Journeyworks...

2014-04-07 23:00:49

Throughout the month of April, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead is actively promoting Alcohol Awareness Month through a series of educational articles their website and community relations activities. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Started in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the month has been used to help raise awareness for the dangers of alcoholism. The awareness month is recognized in April because it’s the start of prom...

2014-04-06 23:02:31

Addiction Treatment Center Marks Alcohol Awareness Month Canaan, CT (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center joins in the national campaign to raise awareness about alcoholism and its impact on young people, families and communities in Connecticut. The theme for this year is “Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow.” “Alcohol is so prevalent in our society – present at some of the most celebratory moments of our...

2014-04-01 23:31:38

CEO Pax Prentiss issues statement stressing the importance of education for young people. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Starting in 1987, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) began sponsoring Alcohol Awareness Month to bring attention to alcohol-related issues and reduce the stigma associated with those dependent on the substance. Nearly three decades later, that effort continues, nationwide. NCADD announced this year’s theme “Help for Today, Hope for...

2014-03-20 23:04:27

Narconon Freedom Center drug rehab program is kicking off their national campaign for Alcohol Awareness Month this April to educate people on the dangers of alcohol and prevent alcohol abuse. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Narconon Freedom Center Releasing New Information on Alcohol Abuse During Alcohol Awareness Month This year, Narconon Freedom Center is launching a national campaign to get as much literature as possible out to the public for Alcohol Awareness Month this April....

2014-02-16 23:03:09

How To Give Up Alcohol, created by Rahul Nag, is the newest method, which includes natural and safe ways to cope with alcohol cravings. Is “How To Give Up Alcohol” helpful? New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 “How To Give Up Alcohol” is the newest program created by Rahul Nag, who promises to guide people on how to stop drinking alcohol fast. The creator of this method is a medical researcher and health consultant who has more than 40 years of experience in the drink and food...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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