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2014-06-24 10:26:54

The University of Sheffield Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers. A pioneering study, led by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) with business experts from the University of East Anglia and Loughborough University and funded by the Medical Research Council, discovered...

2014-06-23 12:26:02

Leading spirits brand asks consumers what they would sacrifice for a chance to experience the Final Match with the world's most untameable fans CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, announces its BACARDI Untameable Fan contest, whereby one worthy fan and a guest will win a trip to one of the countries whose team is playing in the final soccer match this summer. To prove they deserve the BACARDI Untameable Fan...

2014-06-20 23:08:53

Over 23 Million Americans Are in Recovery From Addiction -- America Honors Recovery Is the Preeminent Awards Ceremony Highlighting the Accomplishments of the Most Influential Addiction Recovery Advocates Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Former NBA basketball sensation and national recovery advocate, Chris Herren, will be given the Voice of Recovery Award at Faces & Voices of Recovery’s annual awards reception, America Honors Recovery. Herren first went public with his recovery...

2014-06-17 12:28:25

BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also decreases inhibitions--which can lead to tragic consequences on the water, on the road, and in the great outdoors. In...

2014-06-13 23:02:04

According to reports, during summer months there is an increase in drug and alcohol use; especially with teens. To help combat this, Narconon Freedom Center is issuing new tips to keep kids drug free during summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Summer can be the best time of year for teens. Whether it’s taking some time off between the busy years of high school or the last stretch of time spent at home before heading off to college, young people can have some of the best times...

2014-06-13 04:20:11

MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shekhar Grover of Royal Caribbean International has been crowned Diageo Global Travel best cruise line bartender at a glamorous DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) final held last night in Miami. Judged by a panel of industry elites, Shekhar impressed with his incredible showmanship, inventive cocktail-making and unrivalled flair. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/690740-a ) (Photo:...

2014-06-11 23:01:15

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Wine Industry in China, 2014-2018 " Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The production volume of wine was 1,178.3 million liters in China in 2013, down by 14.7% YOY. On the other hand, the new government took measures to control expenditure on official business, which to a degree reduced the consumption of wine. The total import volume of wine was 376 million liters...

Personal Breathalyzer Paints Troubling Picture Of Drinking Trends
2014-06-11 15:46:24

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online It has been said of the second largest and second most populous state in the Union that everything is bigger in Texas. Nowhere is this more true than in the state's capital dome (which reaches higher into the air than the capital dome in Washington, DC), its cowboy hats and, regretfully, in its drunk driving deaths. Statistics for the year 2012 for this grim figure, released seven months ago, show that a staggering 1,296...

2014-06-11 08:31:21

Creator of first smartphone breathalyzer debuts BACtrack® Consumption Report; Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) insights driven by over 100,000 data points SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, consumer Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) data is available, providing insight into alcohol consumption patterns around the nation thanks to BACtrack®, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers. The data was collected anonymously from users of BACtrack Mobile....

2014-06-09 23:07:59

Narconon Freedom Center discusses the problems associated with drunk and drugged driving and issues a warning along with new educational tools to keep your family safe this summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 A national survey of the United States done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that an estimated 10.3 million people drive under the influence of illegal drugs that year. While many of us are aware of how dangerous drunk driving is,...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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