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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...

2013-10-18 10:53:54

Many people, especially young adults, engage in high-risk drinking because of the belief it will lead to positive mood effects such as cheerfulness. A new study of the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and the subjective effects of alcohol like cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students in a real-life setting of high-school parties, has found that cheerfulness increased up to a certain BAC value for girls, and then decreased at higher BACs, while it...

2013-10-15 23:23:46

The press release is about Patrick Meninga's published ebook titled "How to Recover From Drug or Alcohol Addiction and Achieve a Balanced Lifestyle." The ebook is about the steps to recovery from drugs and alcohol and is available for viewing through the Spiritual River webpage. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Spiritual River (http://www.spiritualriver.com) columnist Patrick Meninga is proud to announce the release of his ebook “How To Recover From Drug or...

Negative Emotions During Pregnancy Often Leads To Binge Drinking
2013-10-15 13:47:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women are advised to generally avoid alcohol, especially when it comes to binge drinking, and a new study of Norwegian women has found that the more negative a woman's outlook is on life, the more likely she is to turn to alcohol. According to the study’s results, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, the official journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 16 percent of...

2013-10-14 14:33:16

May affect risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel. The study, which is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, also found that lower socioeconomic status as well as immigration from higher risk countries were important determinants of gastric cancer. Zohar Levi, MD, MHA, of the Rabin Medical...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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