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Heavy Drinking Early Memory Loss
2014-01-16 15:21:06

[ Watch the Video: Booze Really Does Kill Brain Cells ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle-aged men who consume more than two alcoholic drinks per day may want to consider reducing how much beer, wine or spirits they drink, as a new study in the journal Neurology has found they are at risk for a premature decline in memory function. The study team did not see any significant premature cognitive decline for men who do not drink, ex- drinkers and light or...

Study Confirms Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+
2014-01-16 13:10:02

[ Watch the Video: The New Buzz About Drunk Driving ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Injury Prevention say that even just a little bit of alcohol could be causing fatal car crashes. University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System...

2014-01-16 10:06:44

Bartenders readily sell more drink to those obviously incapacitated by alcohol; prosecutions rare Bar tenders in clubs and pubs are routinely flouting UK legislation intended to prevent further sales of alcohol to those who are already drunk, reveals a study of purchase patterns in one UK city, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Preventing sales of alcohol to those who are already very drunk would ease the strain on public services and protect long...

2014-01-16 08:26:05

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Maestro Dobel Tequila will take a leading role in supporting the independent filmmakers at the biggest annual film festival in Park City, UT. The first multi-aged clear tequila in existence, Dobel ®, in partnership with A-List Communications, will turn the Table One restaurant space at the Sky Lodge Hotel into one of the hottest party destinations in Park City as they host the annual star-studded "Supper Suite"...

Ancient Pottery Residue Suggests Scandinavians Drank Nordic 'Grog'
2014-01-16 08:29:36

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Scandinavians from the years 1500-1300 BC in northwest Denmark and on the Swedish island of Gotland well into the first century AD, swilled down a brew called Nordic “grog.” Grog is a mixture of honey, bog cranberry, lingonberry, bog myrtle, yarrow, juniper, birch tree resin, wheat, barley, rye and sometimes grape wine from Europe. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology found...

2014-01-15 14:35:52

New study reveals a continuing public health disaster A new study published in the scientific journal Addiction by the Pan American Health Organization, a branch of the World Health Organization, has measured the number and pattern of deaths caused by alcohol consumption in 16 North and Latin American countries. The study reveals that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death (i.e., death would not have occurred in the absence of alcohol consumption) in an average of...

2014-01-14 23:26:17

In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing drinks and alcohol. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing...

2014-01-13 08:23:53

Three-time Grand Vodka Master Champion expands relationship with the Critics' Choice Awards as the event's exclusive vodka NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purity Vodka, the most awarded ultra-premium vodka in the world, is leaving a larger mark on Hollywood having expanded its relationship with the Critics' Choice Awards. Elevating their successful multi-year partnership with the Critics' Choice TV Awards, Purity Vodka, which just recently won the prestigious 2013 Grand Vodka...

2014-01-10 08:22:11

MANCHESTER, England, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperol, the globally renowned Italian liqueur, has announced a partnership with Manchester United to become the club's Official Global Spirits Partner from January 1st 2014 until the end of the 2016/2017 season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/662695-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/662695-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/662695-c )...

2014-01-09 12:24:22

Beam Partners with the Ultimate Innovative Artist on an Inspired Spirit DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sauza® Tequila, one of the oldest and most storied houses in tequila, and Justin Timberlake have joined forces to launch Sauza® 901® super-premium tequila. The co-branded partnership blends the creativity and one-of-a-kind personality of the 901® brand's founder with the quality and history of iconic Sauza Tequila to craft a dynamic lifestyle spirits brand. The...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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