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Talking To Kids May Reduce Heavy Drinking In College
2013-03-19 19:14:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study suggests talking to your kids about drinking in college before they start their higher education might be very beneficial. Penn State scientists, writing in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, say they found parents who talked to their teenage college students about drinking saw their kids were more likely to abstain from consuming alcohol or to drink only minimally. "Over 90 percent of teens try alcohol...

2013-03-16 23:00:32

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces ways on how to be careful with your alcohol consumption on one of their blogs! (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog suggesting people should be careful with their alcohol consumption! The online blog explains that most experts recommend a limit of three to four units of alcohol per day for people over 60 years old. Researches show that as people age they absorb alcohol...

2013-03-14 17:26:28

According to WHO, liver cirrhosis accounts for 1.8% (i.e. 170,000) of all deaths in Europe. In recent years liver cirrhosis has become a serious health threat in some Western European countries such as Ireland and the United Kingdom, where over the last 10 years the associated mortality has increased . The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) urges the UK government to press ahead with its proposed implementation of the minimum unit pricing of alcohol. EASL's most recent...

2013-03-14 08:32:00

New data underscores the danger on the roads this weekend DENVER, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released alcohol monitoring data for drunk drivers shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, drinking violations skyrocket, with nearly double the illegal drinking for offenders who are court-ordered to abstain from alcohol. According to Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), which has monitored more than 279,000 drunk drivers since 2003, confirmed drinking...

2013-03-05 14:01:02

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates — and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar. The study found that students who used religious practices such as praying and meditating as a coping mechanism reported less frequent alcohol use and less heavy drinking. Further, the parents of those students reported using religious or spiritual practices when facing...

A Look At Worldwide Alcohol Consumption
2013-03-04 18:58:09

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your University Online When examining the history of alcohol, we find it runs parallel to much of recorded human history. Throughout time, the use of alcohol has played an important role in religion and worship. Additionally, its use has provided nutrients and provided medicinal, antiseptic and analgesic properties. In early Egyptian culture, both beer and wine were deified and presented to their gods. Cellars and winepresses were represented by...

2013-03-01 23:01:09

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida-based facility with programs for drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. The center released an infographic containing shocking binge drinking facts. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Delray Recovery Center´s newly released binge drinking infographic serves several purposes. The first is to provide many shocking statistics and information regarding the practice so...

Alcohol Use, Binge-Drinking Higher Than Previously Thought, Says UK Study
2013-02-27 10:29:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption in the UK may be much higher than previously thought, with as many as 75 percent of Britons drinking more than the recommended daily limit. And many of these people are likely consuming dangerous levels of alcohol, with the drinking habits of women easily matching those of men, according to researchers from University College London [UCL]. Publishing the findings of a new study in the European Journal of Public...

2013-02-23 23:00:39

Thirsty Ventures, Inc., parent company of Powell & Mahoney, Ltd. and Maui Beverages is pleased to announce the recent partnership with spirits and cocktail experts Tad Carducci and Paul Tanguay, known in the beverage industry as the Tippling Bros. The collaboration will allow customers direct access to creative beverage solutions produced carefully out of Green Mountain Co-Pack, Thirsty Ventures, Inc.'s state-of-the-art production facility. Salem, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Thirsty...

2013-02-20 12:27:03

Letter to Treasury Secretary-Designate Jack Lew Cites Recent Federal Trade Commission Order as Setting the Stage for Final Action WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than thirty years after first urging the federal government to require meaningful labeling on alcoholic beverages, a coalition of consumer advocacy and public interest groups is appealing to incoming Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to make 2013 the year in which the Treasury Department issues final rules...