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Sprite Cures Hangovers
2013-10-10 12:36:32

[ Watch the Video: Hangover? Drink Sprite ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chinese scientists have determined that one popular lemon-lime soft drink may be the best cure for a hangover. In a study published in the journal Food and Function, experts say that Sprite may be the best thing for combating the that brutal hangover after a late night of partying, even more than a cup of black coffee or a Bloody Mary. "Various alcoholic beverages containing different...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-27 23:28:33

MillionaireMatch.com reveals that more than 88 percent of its members drink socially. Drinking has already been an indispensable part for millionaires’ social life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Drinking has a strong influence on people’s social life. It is an important way for people to know each other. Many people start drinking because drinking makes it easier to develop interpersonal relationships. Some people drink in order to be confident or to relax...

2013-09-24 23:31:45

Excessive alcohol consumption is dangerous for anyone, but women feel alcohol’s effects faster than men. Statistics show more mothers are turning to wine as a way to cope with the daily pressures of motherhood, risking alcohol abuse and harmful medical conditions. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 More mothers are turning to wine as a way to escape the stresses of everyday life and/or cope with the pressures of motherhood. An article “The Rising Rate of Moms Who Drink,” published on...

2013-09-24 13:39:49

A survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that a majority of those underage students in Ontario, Canada who smoke or drink are getting cigarettes and alcohol from a friend or family member. Among students in Grades 7-12 who smoked cigarettes, 58 per cent say they received their last cigarette from a friend or family member, while 19 per cent report getting them from a corner store, grocery store, gas station, or bar. Twenty-six per cent of males...

2013-09-24 10:21:59

Researchers have long known that violence toward spouses and partners increases with the frequency and volume of drinking. A study published today in the scientific journal Addiction shows that the context in which drinking occurs also appears to play a role in violence against partners, with male violence being linked to drinking away from home and female violence being linked to drinking at home. Researchers from the Prevention Research Center in California and Arizona State University,...

2013-09-21 23:02:09

Beverage Packaging Market report estimates the market size of the global beverage and its packaging market in terms of revenue and volume of beverages packaged. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/beverage-packaging-market-1222.html (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Beverage Packaging Market by Beverage Types (Non-Alcoholic, Alcoholic & Dairy), Packaging Types (Bottle, Can, Pouch, Carton, Draught, Bulk & Others), Material (Glass,...

2013-09-19 23:00:23

Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $390,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of alcohol marketing and early alcohol use among African youth acquiring HIV. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State...

Sugar As Dangerous As Smoking, Warns Dutch Health Chief
2013-09-19 06:21:16

[ Watch the Video: Sugar As Addictive As Alcohol ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sugar is “the most dangerous drug of our time,” and should carry smoking-style health warnings, the head of Amsterdam's health service recently warned. “Just like alcohol and tobacco, sugar is actually a drug,” wrote Paul van der Velpen in a column on the health agency’s website, adding that the substance is addictive and should be “tightly regulated.” “This...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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