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2014-03-06 08:21:08

Product Line Ensures Temperature Control for Wine Shipments Up to Five Days ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has introduced a line extension to its wine shipper family that ensures temperature control and product protection during the shipment of wine, spirits and craft alcoholic beverages for up to five days....

Social Pressure Can Influence Your Drink Choices
2014-03-05 05:06:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who go out to have a drink with their friends may find themselves copying each other’s alcohol consumption habits without even realizing it, according to new research published this week in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. To determine whether or not social drinkers were affected by each other’s orders, researchers from the University of Liverpool in the UK recruited 46 pairs of social...

2014-03-04 23:31:03

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on reports of high relapse rates for addicts in Vermont. According to reports, a state push to shorten the time that addicts stay in treatment facilities may be behind the surge in relapses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on an increased instance of relapses for patients in drug and alcohol treatment programs in the state of Vermont. According to a report from the...

2014-03-04 13:20:27

-Studies examining the potential health benefits of moderate drinking generally focus on average levels of drinking rather than drinking patterns. -A new study shows that, among older moderate drinkers, those who binge drink have a significantly greater mortality risk than regular moderate drinkers. Numerous studies have highlighted the purported association between moderate drinking and reduced mortality. However, these analyses have focused overwhelmingly on average consumption, a...

2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-03-04 13:14:43

-Many people believe that hangovers can either delay subsequent drinking due to pain and discomfort, or hasten drinking to relieve hangover symptoms. -A new study investigates if a hangover that follows a drinking episode can influence the time to next drink. -Results indicate that hangovers appear to have a very modest effect on subsequent drinking. Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

2014-03-01 08:20:25

Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. OSLO, Norway, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. The truth is the drinking culture isn't going away...

2014-02-26 23:20:37

Data looks at multiple race/ethnicity categories and covers a wide spectrum of socio-demographic characteristics. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new study out of Loma Linda University (LLU) provides binge drinking population estimates for California adults by gender and detailed race/ethnicity categories. The study was published online on Feb. 12, 2014 in “The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.” Other research has shown that more than half of all alcohol consumed...

2014-02-26 12:23:14

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board invites Pennsylvanians to enjoy the beauty and splendor of the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show during its run from March 1 through 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. This year's theme, "ARTiculture," is a collaboration between flower show designers and the nation's great art museums to turn the exhibition space into a 10-acre living canvas of exquisite landscapes,...