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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...

2014-01-08 16:24:31

From cachaca to "global" Scotch, from "cocktails to go" to high-tech bartending, the new year promises to be very spirited indeed. NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanna Lee Communications, Inc., an award-winning marketing agency that integrates traditional public relations with innovative social media marketing, today announces the results of its first Hanna Lee Communications Cocktails and Spirits Forecast. The inaugural edition of the forecast features 14 tippling trends that...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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