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2013-12-10 10:38:38

According to a new study, a novel composite measure consisting of 29 alcohol policies demonstrates that a strong alcohol policy environment is a protective factor against binge drinking in the U.S. The study was led by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health and Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Binge drinking is a common and risky pattern of alcohol consumption that...

2013-12-07 23:03:53

A Fresno treatment center is launching programs aimed at stopping drug and alcohol dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 A Fresno treatment center is announcing that, in light of a national report's findings, new adult and adolescent programs focused upon substance abuse issues are being launched through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a 2012 U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-12-07 23:00:48

An article named “Ways to Stop Drinking Alcohol” published on the site Vkool.com introduces 20 useful methods that help people get rid of alcohol addiction. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com offers 20 ways to stop drinking alcohol. “Ways to Stop Drinking Alcohol” is an effective article for people who want to get rid of alcohol addiction fast. Author Lien Nguyen, who wrote this article, confirms that if people find it hard to stop drinking...

2013-12-06 23:22:35

A Memphis treatment center is delivering drug and alcohol dependency programs for the metro area today. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A Memphis treatment center is launching a new program focused on the problem of binge drinking for people living in Memphis and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. A 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates male...

2013-12-04 23:02:16

Steppingstones to Recovery helps patients and employees with programs to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle during the holidays. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Steppingstones to Recovery offers tips for both patients and employees to keep in mind this holiday season. Steppingstones to Recovery urges people to deal with holiday stress in a positive manner and make adjustments to stay healthy. The holiday season can be stressful for many people as family events, shopping and...

2013-12-03 23:31:47

Officials warn that the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is “especially dangerous” because of drunk drivers. This year, a powerful virtual training simulation by SIMmersion, developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), will help doctors reach out to patients before their risky drinking makes the holidays tragic. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Whether it’s beer...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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