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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...

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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...

2014-02-20 23:27:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s potential or established drinking problem. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s...

2014-02-20 23:27:23

Renowned Author Exposes the Truth About Drug Addiction in His Companion Volume to “Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism” (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 James R. Milam, Ph.D., spent many years writing and lecturing on his discoveries about alcoholism and the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, while suggesting a stigma-free way to understand and treat the disease. He co-founded several highly effective model addiction treatment...

2014-02-17 08:24:55

A pastor's wife. A successful attorney. The stories of women alcoholics who overcame their shame to seek treatment for addiction. CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amy was a pastor's wife, mother of three and model community member. She was also an alcoholic, secretly guzzling wine in her morning coffee mug and hiding her all-day drinking from her family. Like other women who struggle with addiction in private, she had put pressure on herself to be perfect and was ashamed to...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'