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Doctors Not Screening For Heavy Drinking
2014-01-08 13:30:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 38 million Americans drink too much, and doctors are failing at finding out who they are. The CDC says that doctors are failing to talk with their patients about their alcohol consumption to find out if they are drinking too much. The agency recommends that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals should be screening all adult patients...

2014-01-07 23:30:10

Passages Malibu comments on commitment to change in the New Year. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 When the New Year comes around the bend, many people take the opportunity to look ahead to changes that they’ve been putting off during the previous year. In the spirit of turning over a new leaf, Passages Malibu, a healing sanctuary of addiction treatment in coastal Southern California, has issued a list of tips for individuals committed to breaking free of the habits and dependence...

2014-01-06 16:24:09

Students given the opportunity to create a positive message to discourage underage drinking HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the ongoing effort to educate young people about the alternatives to underage drinking, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board unveiled a new contest that asks students to get creative with their digital cameras and smartphones. The High School/Middle School Alcohol Awareness Video Contest will give students the chance to show...

2014-01-06 12:25:24

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:USA Cider Market Insights 2013 Product SynopsisComprising of textual analysis and data tables, this in-depth and exclusive country report from Canadean provides a comprehensive view of the cider industry structure including analysis and profiles on trade mark owners and local operators. Brand volumes and market share are given by price segment, alcoholic strength and type (e.g. apple,...

2014-01-05 23:02:32

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Quebec can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (581) 200-0275 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 A Quebec alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol through new services available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics provided by the Canadian Centre on...

2014-01-02 10:21:56

"It is OK to drink a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy" or "a pregnant woman should not touch alcohol at all during her pregnancy". These statements represent the contradictory conclusions that large population studies on pregnancy and alcohol can reach. Psychologist Janni Niclasen has just defended her PhD thesis on the subject at the University of Copenhagen. She was surprised by the different results that were reached, and she decided to get to the bottom of the results by...

Binge Drinking During The Weekend Damages DNA Of Healthy, Young Adults
2014-01-01 05:13:14

[ Watch the Video: Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Weekend alcohol consumption can negatively affect the DNA of young, healthy adults, according to new research published in the journal Alcohol. Study author Adela Rendón said these damaging effects have never before been documented among young, healthy individuals because previous research has mainly focused on people who had consumed alcohol in an addictive...

2013-12-31 23:22:57

Success with your New Year's resolution doesn't depend on will power -- research shows that planning, setting realistic goals, getting support, and incorporating evidence-based change techniques spell the difference between success and failure. The HAMS alcohol harm reduction program offers all of the above. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 This New Year, millions of people will make resolutions to change their drinking habits, quit smoking, eat less, etc., but research by...

2013-12-30 23:22:17

The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? “Despite the fact...

2013-12-28 23:01:20

Drug and alcohol center issues public warning of signs of addiction as New Year's Eve approaches. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place is preparing for the expected spike in patient admissions that occurs this time every year and warns the public to be aware of the emergence of an addictive disorder. The holidays can be a time of stress and celebration but as parties fill the calendar, people often find themselves indulging far more than...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'