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2013-08-20 12:20:18

New Texas survey shows most teens aren't getting their information about alcohol from home AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While making that list of back to school supplies, parents need to add in a conversation about the dangers of underage drinking with their children. New statewide data shows that while parents are the leading influence on their children's decisions about drinking, a majority of children are not getting the message about the dangers of drinking...

2013-08-20 04:21:18

~Increase in Hispanic Teens Who Have Misused or Abused a Prescription Medicine At Least Once In Their Lifetime~ NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen drug and alcohol use and parent attitudes toward substance abuse among teens. The research, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, shows that Hispanic teens are using...

2013-08-19 23:24:41

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about recovering for damages after a drunk driving accident. The car accident lawyers at the law firm have experience helping residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts get the compensation they deserve. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Drunk driving poses a serious danger to everyone on the road. Recent statistics from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) show that in just one year 9,878 people were killed and approximately...

2013-08-19 23:22:03

A drunk man fell asleep at the wheel of his car at a McDonald's drive-thru lane in Western New York. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 The Associated Press (8/14) reports in their news story, http://news.yahoo.com/dwi-charge-ny-man-asleep-car-drive-thru-095452934.html, that a man fell asleep at the wheel of his car...

2013-08-19 16:23:33

Music Greats Kid Rock and Montgomery Gentry Team Up to Show Long-Standing Support DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beam Inc. (NYSE:BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, teamed up with music superstars Kid Rock and Montgomery Gentry this summer to recognize and support military service members and their families with a $100,000 donation to Operation Homefront. Wounded warriors were invited to participate in two separate check presentations at concerts in...

2013-08-19 08:29:05

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath -- vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/PH58114-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the...

2013-08-17 23:02:48

Alcohol abuse among college students is rampant and now Washington State is instituting new on-campus regulations to reduce binge drinking. If you or someone you know is suffering from an alcohol dependency, contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 As reported by the Associated Press (8/12), in their story, Washington State tries new tactics against booze, that Washington State University (WSU) is asking for new regulations to reduce...

Coffee May Heighten Mortality Risk In Younger People
2013-08-16 05:34:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every day in the US, approximately 400 million cups of coffee are consumed. For people under 55 years of age, drinking large amounts of coffee could be bad for your health. The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, examined more than 40,000 individuals to find a statistically significant 21 percent increase in mortality risk for those drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week and death from all causes, with a greater than 50...

2013-08-15 23:23:27

A panel says that doctors should ask their patients about their use of alcohol. Alcoholism can cause you to lose everything including your job, home and family and is just one example why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 According to Fox News, (5/14), [Doctors should ask patients about alcohol misuse, panel says, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel,...

ER Injuries Related To Malt Liquor And Strong Beer
2013-08-15 12:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study at a Baltimore hospital found that drinkers of hard liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers. “Recent studies reveal that nearly a third of injury visits to Level I trauma centers were alcohol-related and frequently a result of heavy drinking,” said lead study author David Jernigan, a director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...