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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...

2014-02-16 23:03:09

How To Give Up Alcohol, created by Rahul Nag, is the newest method, which includes natural and safe ways to cope with alcohol cravings. Is “How To Give Up Alcohol” helpful? New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 “How To Give Up Alcohol” is the newest program created by Rahul Nag, who promises to guide people on how to stop drinking alcohol fast. The creator of this method is a medical researcher and health consultant who has more than 40 years of experience in the drink and food...

2014-02-14 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia today is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent heart disease, including: -- Sleep: Sleeping too little or too much can increase risk for heart disease. Six to eight hours per...

2014-02-13 23:22:52

ArKay Beverages is the first Alcohol Free Liquor to be showcased at the 2014 Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Owners of Nightclubs, Restaurants, and Bars throughout the US are anxious to welcome ArKay, the world’s first alcohol free liquor to showcase its invention to the upcoming Night Club & Bar convention trade show in Las Vegas Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. With over 37,000...

2014-02-10 23:02:28

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute study finds health benefits in daily light to moderate alcohol intake. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Excessive alcohol use has been linked to cirrhosis, seizures, stroke, poisonings, violence, and cancer, and according to the World Health Organization, kills 2.5 million people each year worldwide. Yet, according to a recent study by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, while excessive alcohol use can cause serious health...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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