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NTSB Seeks Stricter Alcohol Limits For Drivers
2013-05-15 09:59:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) panel recommended on Tuesday that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) by more than one-third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent, in an attempt to lessen the nearly 10,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths each year. "Most Americans think that we've solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it's still a national...

Robotic Bartender To Serve Up Libations At Google I/O Conference
2013-05-15 07:48:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online During this week´s Google I/O Developers Conference, thirsty developers and engineers will have the opportunity to visit Moscone West Convention Center, whip out their smartphones, and order a refreshing libation. Technophiles and the socially anxious will no doubt find something to love about the Makr Shakr, a three-armed Sam Malone which has been trained to mix 100 drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Unlike the...

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,"...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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