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2014-02-04 08:22:53

- World's largest privately held spirits company unveils ambitious environmental initiative called "Good Spirited" with specific goals in sourcing, packaging and operations by 2022 - HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everywhere Bacardi Limited does business, sustainability is something that's not just encouraged - it's expected. Today, on the 152nd anniversary of its founding, family-owned Bacardi rolls out an ambitious sustainability campaign globally. Good Spirited: Building a...

2014-02-03 12:25:59

Alcohol Justice and North Coastal Prevention Coalition / Vista Community Clinic Present at CADCA National Leadership Forum SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reducing youth exposure to alcohol advertising on public property is an important goal for policy action. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) What: Presentation of Real World Experiences & Data Used to Develop & Implement Successful Community Campaigns To Reduce...

2014-02-03 12:24:45

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the brand's global campaign, Transform Today, Absolut has announced a new project with graphic novelist Rafael Grampa, one of the featured artists of the campaign. Entitled Next Frame, the collaboration will invite users from around the world to help shape what happens within a new original story created by Grampa - as he writes it. Once the story is complete, the brand will work with Grampa to transform the still drawings into an...

Russia's Love Of Vodka Drives Premature Death Rates In Men
2014-01-31 09:53:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vodka has long been a part of Russian culture and that culture needs to change if the country wants to save the lives of thousands of its people. According to a new study published in The Lancet, vodka is a major cause of the high risk of premature death in Russian adults  – with a quarter of all Russian men dying before reaching 55. "Russian death rates have fluctuated wildly over the last 30 years as alcohol restrictions and...

2014-01-30 04:21:40

Alcohol Justice says alcohol and sports are a toxic mix for young viewers and athletes, fueling injuries, violent behavior, and other harm SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Big Game approaching this Sunday, it's time to assess how huge a boost for the alcohol industry it really is. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) "Big Alcohol in big sports is big business and very harmful to society, its youth, public health and safety,"...

2014-01-29 08:25:05

World's #1 bourbon kicks off its 2014 "Make History(TM)" TV ads with long-term brand partnership Deerfield, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Beam®, the world's #1 Bourbon, and award-nominated actress Mila Kunis are teaming up to "make history" in 2014 and beyond. Kunis joins the Jim Beam family as a global partner and spokesperson, and will play a leading role in Jim Beam's new Make History(TM) multi-media brand campaign that will reach more than 100 markets worldwide. Make...

Cancer Death Risk Reduced In Men Who Exercise More
2014-01-27 05:02:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Regular physical activity could reduce the risk of death in male cancer patients by nearly half, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. As part of the study, researchers from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School looked at data from 1,021 men with an average age of 71. Each of the men had previously been diagnosed with...

2014-01-25 20:20:06

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado kicked off its first annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event during an afternoon of bowling to "STRIKE out drunk driving." MADD supporters, volunteers, and community partners bowled to raise awareness and funds to keep Colorado communities safe. The kickoff bowling event was designed to give Walk teams the opportunity to sign up their walkers and raise funds -- all...

2014-01-24 23:23:41

Aid in Recovery, a full-service drug and alcohol treatment center in West Palm Beach, FL released a statement commenting on a recent anxiety study. According to the study, tests have shown that the anti-stress hormone nocieptin has been able to prevent and reduce the cellular effects related to stress. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 West Palm Beach drug and alcohol treatment center Aid in Recovery today released a statement commenting on the results of a recent study published in the...

2014-01-23 16:24:53

Woman Harmed by Alcohol-Abusing Doctor Who Kept His Problem Secret Speaks Out OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog launched a billboard publicizing a new toll-free hotline, 1-844-DOCS-DUI, calling on the public and physicians to report suspected drug and alcohol abuse by doctors. A woman harmed by her physician, who found out only later that the doctor had an alcohol abuse problem, called for transparency and reform. The billboard says: "2 in 10...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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