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2014-04-09 09:56:02

People who are injured while binge drinking are much slower to heal from wounds suffered in car accidents, shootings, fires, etc. Now a new study is providing insights into why alcohol has such a negative effect on wound healing. Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers report that binge alcohol exposure significantly reduced levels of key components of the immune system involved in healing. The study by senior author Katherine A. Radek, PhD, and colleagues from...

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, was based on a national survey of over 2,500 respondents. It found that individuals between 15 and 23 years old who could identify references to...

2014-04-08 23:30:46

Passages Malibu issues statement on latest research showing cognitive decline linked to alcohol. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the Winter 2014 issue of Neurology, newly published research shows that increased levels of alcohol in middle-aged individuals can result in an accelerated rate of decline in their memory. Higher rates of consumption of hard alcohol — vodka, gin, scotch, whiskey—were linked to the most pronounced rates of cognitive decline, especially among men. Older...

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...

2014-04-04 23:25:00

The No Red Face Formula is a new program that provides people with techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat alcohol flushing permanently. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The No Red Face Formula is a new program that provides people with techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat their alcohol flushing. With the program, people will discover secrets on how to drink...

Brain Region Responsible For Resisting Alcohol's Allure
2014-04-04 08:00:27

University of Utah Health Sciences University of Utah neuroscientists finds the lateral habenula controls sensitivity to the negative effects of drinking alcohol As recovering spring breakers are regretting binge drinking escapades, it may be hard for them to appreciate that there is a positive side to the nausea, sleepiness, and stumbling. University of Utah neuroscientists report that when a region of the brain called the lateral habenula is chronically inactivated in rats, they...

2014-04-03 12:26:41

On-premise operator ratings of spirits, wine, beer, non-alcohol and mixer companies identify top suppliers CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult beverage suppliers rated as top performing partners by leading chain restaurant and hotel beverage professionals were recognized as Technomic presented the 2014 VIBE Supplier Awards during the VIBE Conference in Las Vegas last week. To insure efficient, fair and unbiased balloting and analysis, the VIBE Conference partnered with Technomic to...

2014-04-02 12:29:23

Spirited event showcases 1,474 entries from 64 countries SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco World Spirits Competition hosted its 14(th) annual competition on March 21(st), 22(nd), 23(rd), 24(th )at the elegant Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. Continuing its tradition of record-breaking entries annually, this year the number of submissions totaled 1,474 from 41 states, 64 countries covering 89 classifications. Many categories of spirits experienced...

2014-04-02 12:20:45

New MADD Texas survey highlights disconnect between teens and parents on the issue of alcohol AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of Texas teens and parents underscored a significant disconnect in what parents believe their teens face in terms of pressure to drink alcohol versus the reality of what teens truly experience. However, teens widely reported that they do, in fact, listen to their parents' messages about the dangers of underage drinking. The survey,...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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