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2013-11-03 23:02:25

Ireland consumes more alcohol than any other European country. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 According to charity Alcohol Action Ireland, Irish adults binge drink more than adults in any other European country, with one quarter reporting that they binge drink every week. A march 2007 Euro barometer report by the European Commission titled "Attitudes towards alcohol" states "At the top of the country scale is, by a considerable margin, Ireland. Here 36% claimed...

2013-10-25 12:26:30

DENVER, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirits may be responsible for mayhem this All Hallows' Eve, but they are likely to be of the manmade kind. Data on individuals monitored every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption shows drinking increases in general during Halloween, and that increase accelerates as the holiday falls closer to the weekend. Drinking violations for criminal offenders sentenced to 24/7 alcohol monitoring rise nearly 30% when Halloween takes place on Friday or...

2013-10-24 23:33:06

New guide aims to keep people safer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 DMV.us.org has created a guide to help people avoid driving when they shouldn't be behind the wheel, the company said yesterday. “Everyone knows that they shouldn't drive drunk,” a DMV.us.org spokesman said. “But some people don't have any idea how much they can drink before they are over the limit. Beyond that, this is not just an alcohol issue. Many people take prescription drugs for anxiety,...

2013-10-24 23:30:22

New York individuals who desire relief from alcohol addiction have a choice through a new alcohol rehab center. Call (855) 912-7867 for a free appointment with Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A new alcohol rehab is now available for people seeking relief from alcohol addiction in the New York, New York, area. It serves areas around New York, including the boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. Alcoholism touches an...

2013-10-23 23:03:23

Scientists now understand how alcohol alters the activity of brain proteins. Ethanol, the alcohol found in beer, wine, and spirits, impairs communication between nerve cells in the brain, affecting our perception and behavior. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Scientists now understand how alcohol alters the activity of brain proteins. Ethanol, the alcohol found in beer, wine, and spirits, impairs communication between nerve cells in the brain, affecting our perception and behavior....

2013-10-22 23:32:47

Knowing that running out of beer is a crappy thing; KegVision solves this problem with a nifty wireless sensor and smartphone app. Enlists t-shirt brand Life is Crap to support the message that being out of beer is a ‘Crappy’ moment! Severance, CO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 KegVision has introduced to KickstarterTM the first commercialized kegerator accessory that monitors how much beer is in ones home kegerator and sends that to a smartphone with the app loaded. The campaign is 56%...

2013-10-22 23:28:43

Richard Michiel, the inventor of the Bottle Blocker, issues tips to parents to help prevent underage teen drinking as Halloween, homecoming activities, and other social activities come into play. Nesconset, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Richard Michiel, inventor of the Bottle Blocker, is an advocate against teen drinking and warns parents of the hazards of the season. As Halloween parties, homecoming festivities, and other social events come into play, teens will most likely find themselves...

2013-10-19 23:03:20

Fool-Proof Wine Values created by Ed Gandia is a new program that reveals to people a step-by-step wine buying guide, and some easy ways to store their wine effectively. A full Fool-Proof Wine Values overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Fool-Proof Wine Values is a new program that provides people with a basic wine buying guide for both beginners and experienced wine drinkers. This program is created by Ed Gandia, a...

2013-10-18 10:57:19

-Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to buy alcohol. -A new study has found that almost two-thirds of a college student sample used false IDs. -False ID use might contribute to the development of alcohol use disorders by facilitating more frequent drinking. Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to circumvent minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws in order to obtain alcohol. While underage students tend to drink less frequently than their older college peers,...

2013-10-18 10:55:29

Many negative effects of drinking, such as transitioning into heavy alcohol use, often take place during adolescence and can contribute to long-term negative health outcomes as well as the development of alcohol use disorders. A new study of adolescent drinking and its genetic and environmental influences has found that different trajectories of adolescent drinking are preceded by discernible gene-parenting interactions, specifically, the mu-opioid receptor (OPRM1) genotype and...