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2014-03-04 13:14:43

-Many people believe that hangovers can either delay subsequent drinking due to pain and discomfort, or hasten drinking to relieve hangover symptoms. -A new study investigates if a hangover that follows a drinking episode can influence the time to next drink. -Results indicate that hangovers appear to have a very modest effect on subsequent drinking. Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

2014-03-01 08:20:25

Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. OSLO, Norway, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. The truth is the drinking culture isn't going away...

2014-02-26 23:20:37

Data looks at multiple race/ethnicity categories and covers a wide spectrum of socio-demographic characteristics. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new study out of Loma Linda University (LLU) provides binge drinking population estimates for California adults by gender and detailed race/ethnicity categories. The study was published online on Feb. 12, 2014 in “The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.” Other research has shown that more than half of all alcohol consumed...

2014-02-26 12:23:14

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board invites Pennsylvanians to enjoy the beauty and splendor of the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show during its run from March 1 through 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. This year's theme, "ARTiculture," is a collaboration between flower show designers and the nation's great art museums to turn the exhibition space into a 10-acre living canvas of exquisite landscapes,...

2014-02-26 08:29:47

New Alcohol Justice Fact Sheet SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice released a new fact sheet today (available at AlcoholJustice.org) summarizing recent research on alcohol and cancer risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "We looked at peer-reviewed, scientific reports which closely examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer," stated Alcohol Justice Director of Research Sarah Mart. "As esteemed researchers...

2014-02-24 23:28:01

The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” article on the site Vkool.com covers causes and tips on how to prevent a hangover. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” report on the site Vkool.com delivers to people useful tips on how to prevent a hangover naturally. This writing is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the report, people will discover main causes of a hangover, such as dehydration, gastrointestinal disturbances, low...

2014-02-24 16:23:28

Sterling Vineyards®, Johnnie Walker®, Baileys®, CIROC® Lead Ultra-premium Beverage Experience At the 86th Oscars® HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Repeat performer, award-winning Sterling Vineyards, will once again provide the fine wines poured at the Oscars telecast and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Ball. This year, Sterling is joined at the bar by a selection of world class spirits from the Diageo Luxury Brands portfolio - in a...

legal drinking age laws
2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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