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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...

Binge Drinking Has Large Economic Burdens
2013-08-14 05:08:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that excessive alcohol use causes large economic burdens to states and the District of Columbia. In 2006, the cost to states was a median of $2.9 billion, ranging from $420 million in North Dakota to $32 billion in California. The researchers estimated that every drink consumed cost $1.91 per state. The results of the study will be published in an upcoming...

2013-08-12 23:20:30

According to new studies, having a "sweet tooth" may cause a very harmful dependency on alcohol. The best solution for those suffering from alcohol abuse is to contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As reported by ScienceDaily (7/10) in their news story, Brain's Response to Sweets May Indicate Risk for Development of Alcoholism, recent studies have shown that there is a definite correlation between the brain neural...

2013-08-12 12:23:57

With Summer in Full Swing, Malibu Asks Fans to Nominate City for Custom Maroon 5 Concert NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With this summer setting some record high temps, Malibu® continues a sizzling season with a Maroon 5 partnership that is sure to take this summer from hot to hotter. The cocktail and music "Marooned on Malibu Island" collaboration encourages fans to nominate their city in a nationwide competition to help determine the location of a Maroon 5 concert, to...

2013-08-12 09:48:25

-Much more is known about racial differences in rates of alcohol use than types of alcohol consumed. -A new study of racial differences in types of alcohol beverages consumed during adolescence has found that, in general, black and while girls report significantly different risk profiles. -However, common predictors of heavier drinking profiles for both black and white girls include perceived ease in accessing alcohol, witnessing neighborhood drug dealing, and perceived peer alcohol use....

2013-08-12 09:47:10

-The term "telescoping" refers to a more rapid progression of alcohol-related diseases in women. -A new study looks at gender differences among individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. -While certain aspects of the findings confirm telescoping in women, others do not. Epidemiological studies have revealed that historical differences between men and women in substance use – such as lifetime dependence rates, and quantities of alcohol consumed – have narrowed in...

2013-08-08 23:21:14

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to both anemia and dementia. Anyone suffering from alcohol abuse should contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 As reported by Fox News on 8/1 titled "Anemia may put people at higher risk for dementia," a new research study published in the journal Neurology finds that people who have been diagnosed with anemia have a nearly 41 percent higher risk for developing...

2013-08-07 23:23:16

The U.S. Postal Service is considering delivering alcohol to raise more money for its struggling agency. Those who suffer from alcohol abuse should contact a qualified detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 As reported by Fox News (8/2) in their news article, US Postal Service eyes alcohol deliveries to raise revenue, the Post Office may soon be delivering spirits, wine and beer according to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. Currently the mailing of...

2013-08-02 23:17:39

A new 24-hour "dial-a-drink" service has just been approved by a council in England. Those who suffer from alcohol abuse should contact a qualified detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 As reported by Daily Mail (UK) on 7/8 in their news article titled, Fury as 24-hour 'dial-a-drink' service which delivers alcohol at any time is granted trading permission... and even the company admits 'surprise', that a new service in England...

2013-08-02 12:26:52

Premier Purveyor of Fine Wines Highlights a new Selection of the Top Bordeaux Available for Purchase LONDON, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bordeaux Fine Wines, Ltd. has built a reputation for providing wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts an exemplary selection of top quality wines from around the world. In keeping with its tradition of offering customers a choice assortment of wines for purchase, the company released recommendations on four distinctive Bordeaux wines for...