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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...

Extreme Binge Drinking Still A Favorite Pastime For High School Seniors
2013-09-17 09:45:25

[ Watch the Video: Rampant Binge Drinking Among High School Teens ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though binge drinking is common amongst high school students, a new study shows “extreme” binge drinking -- 10 or more drinks in a session -- remains a favorite pastime. It is now estimated nearly 10 percent of high school seniors are spending their year before college by extreme binge drinking once every two weeks. The number of binge drinkers has declined...

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

2013-09-13 11:00:45

-Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. -New research compares individuals' perceived dangerousness of driving after drinking while intoxicated with those perceptions while sober. -Results show that sober knowledge does not necessarily translate into responsible judgment while intoxicated. Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Prior research has shown that...

2013-09-13 10:20:08

-While hangovers may be a source of humor, their effects can be debilitating, costly, and even dangerous. -A new study of hangovers across the lifespan has found that the tendency to experience hangovers decreases as age increases. -Study authors speculate that older adults who binge drink do so to a lesser intensity than younger adults. Many people are familiar with the uncomfortable morning-after symptoms of excessive drinking, commonly known as a hangover. While it is a common...

Beer Goggles Work Both Ways
2013-09-13 08:31:48

[ Watch the Video: Looking Through Beer Goggles ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has found that beer goggles work both ways; not only does a person who’s indulged in a few drinks find other people more attractive, they also find themselves more attractive. In fact, the researchers say it only takes one drink for people to begin seeing themselves through beer-colored lenses. Though the condition is popularly referred to as 'beer goggles,' the...

2013-09-09 23:24:09

The United Kingdom now has the highest rates of alcohol abuse in the Europe. Detox centers such as Harbor Village provide step-by-step programs to address both alcohol and drug addiction. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 As reported by Reuters (9/1) in 'Addicted man of Europe': Study says drug, alcohol addiction a crisis in UK, The United Kingdom now has the highest rates of alcohol abuse in the Europe. A new report by the Centre for Social Justice (the CSJ) found that...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).