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2013-05-13 23:26:32

Each year, millions of American teenagers look forward to proms and graduations; however, this poses a high-risk for binge drinking and increased drunk driving occurrences. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 According to USA today, car accidents are a leading cause of accidental death for teenagers, and approximately one in ten high school students admits to regularly drinking and driving. The findings also report that in 2010, one of five teen drivers involved in fatal crashes had the...

2013-05-13 23:25:06

Scott R. Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness unveils the 4 rules to losing weight while going out Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle but one major component that can be commonly over looked is the diet aspect of daily life. The word diet has a negative connotation in most social circles. Troy Tischler explains that this does not have to be the case when starting a new diet. One big step that is commonly overlooked is the consumption...

Binge Drinking On The Weekend Has Long-Term Consequences
2013-05-02 06:55:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A hangover might not be the only unfriendly reminder of a weekend of heavy alcohol consumption, according to a new University of Missouri study that has linked binge drinking with an increased risk of liver disease as well as a number of other potential health issues. “In our research, we found that binge drinking has a profound effect on the liver in various modes of alcohol exposure,” Shivendra Shukla, corresponding...

Binge Drinking Youth Risk Cardiovascular Health
2013-04-24 05:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Binge drinking among young adults causes immediate changes in circulation that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "Regular binge drinking is one of the most serious public health problems confronting our college campuses, and drinking on college campuses has become more pervasive and destructive,"...

Light Drinking During Pregnancy Not Harmful
2013-04-17 15:31:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a recent report in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, researchers found that light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioral or cognitive outcomes later in life. The team conducted a nation-wide study of infants born in the UK between 2000 and 2012 to determine whether light drinking during pregnancy had an effect on children. Previous studies linked heavy alcohol consumption during...

2013-04-17 12:22:49

-The transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable time for alcohol experimentation. -A new study looks at which student characteristics may enhance parent-based interventions (PBIs). -Results indicate that teens who perceive their friends as more approving of alcohol consumption also seem to be more influenced by communication with their parents about drinking. Prior research has shown that the transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable...

Exercise May Shield Brain From Effects Of Alcohol
2013-04-17 12:18:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder shows that aerobic exercise may help to curb the negative effects that heavy drinking can have on the brain. "Engaging in regular aerobic exercise has been found to improve learning, memory, and self-control," said co-author Hollis C. Karoly, a graduate student at the university. "This seems to be particularly true among older adults who exercise regularly, which...

Dopamine Release From Just The Taste Of Alcohol
2013-04-16 05:38:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The taste of beer can trigger dopamine release in a person´s brain, even without any effect from the alcohol it contains, researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered. The IU researchers recruited 49 men and used a pair of positron emission tomography (PET) scans to test for increased activity of the brain neurotransmitter which has been linked to drinking and other drugs of abuse. The first...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.