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2014-07-11 08:25:05

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Text Message Alcohol Intervention for Young Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial")...

2014-07-10 08:24:52

MILAN, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Campari [http://www.campari.com ](R) is officially unveiling the Hollywood actress Eva Green as the star of the 2015 Campari Calendar. The stunning French born actress will take the lead role in this year's iconic Calendar, entitled 'Mythology Mixology', which is dedicated to celebrating Campari's colourful history and the intrinsic stories linked to twelve of its best-loved classic cocktails. Each month will focus on a classic...

2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

2014-07-08 04:21:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Track 7 Brewing Company signed a lease with Westcore Properties at 826 Professor Lane, Suite 100, Sacramento CA 95834. The property is approximately 35,000 square feet, and Track 7 Brewing Company intends for the newly leased space to serve as its core manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility, as well as provide a second tasting room and office space to accommodate the explosion of product demand. "Demand for our beers is...

New Tool Tells You How Much Alcohol Is In Your Favorite Cocktail
2014-07-07 13:18:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Last month, redOrbit reported on the breakdown of alcohol consumption on a state-by-state and city-by-city level and discovered some very interesting and unexpected statistics. That study was based on data collected from the personal breathalyzer product put out by San Francisco-based BACTrack. That study was only possible because each participant, individuals who had purchased the BACTrack product and linked it to their...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-02 16:20:54

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a bill increasing penalties for the most dangerous segment of DUI offenders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/MM94373LOGO On Tuesday, Gov. Chafee signed into law Senate Bill 2231, supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org). This new law, which will take effect January 1, 2015, mandates the use of ignition interlock...

2014-07-02 16:20:36

To launch the partnership, $1 of every July 4 Uber ride using "UberMADD" promotion code will be donated to MADD SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday weekend--one of the deadliest holidays for drunk driving crashes--Uber Technologies and nonprofit advocacy organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today launched #UberMADD, a national partnership designed to prevent drunk driving. To kick off the campaign, Uber...

2014-07-01 23:07:42

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 4-day Fourth of July holiday weekend is particularly deadly due to alcohol-related car crashes. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the day when Americans celebrate the birth of our nation. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, consisting of delegates from each of the 13 colonies. The United States of America was seeking its hard-won independence...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.