Latest Alcoholic beverage Stories

2014-02-04 08:27:20

Names the 50 best beer, wine and spirits products for 2014; includes 'Best of Category' awards NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drink Me Magazine, the beer, wine and spirits lifestyle publication, today announced its top 150 best products for 2014. The Drink Me editorial team tasted through hundreds of different examples in each category to narrow down its 50 best beers, wines, and spirits. The judging and selections were led by Brian Freedman, Drink Me Magazine's new...

2014-02-03 12:25:59

Alcohol Justice and North Coastal Prevention Coalition / Vista Community Clinic Present at CADCA National Leadership Forum SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reducing youth exposure to alcohol advertising on public property is an important goal for policy action. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) What: Presentation of Real World Experiences & Data Used to Develop & Implement Successful Community Campaigns To Reduce...

2014-01-31 20:20:49

Half of Americans (49%) are happy to see a cold weather Super Bowl NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent YouGov Survey found that Americans seem reconciled to a cold weather Super Bowl. Although 49% think it doesn't matter that the game is being played outside in cold weather, many Americans do believe that the NFL should agree a minimum temperature. 45% think the game should have an agreed temperature below which it would be automatically abandoned. (Photo:...

Russia's Love Of Vodka Drives Premature Death Rates In Men
2014-01-31 09:53:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vodka has long been a part of Russian culture and that culture needs to change if the country wants to save the lives of thousands of its people. According to a new study published in The Lancet, vodka is a major cause of the high risk of premature death in Russian adults  – with a quarter of all Russian men dying before reaching 55. "Russian death rates have fluctuated wildly over the last 30 years as alcohol restrictions and...

2014-01-30 04:21:40

Alcohol Justice says alcohol and sports are a toxic mix for young viewers and athletes, fueling injuries, violent behavior, and other harm SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Big Game approaching this Sunday, it's time to assess how huge a boost for the alcohol industry it really is. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) "Big Alcohol in big sports is big business and very harmful to society, its youth, public health and safety,"...

Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

2014-01-16 23:27:02

A Los Angeles alcohol rehab and addiction treatment center is making immediate help for those in need available. Call (213) 908-1571 to make an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A Los Angeles alcohol rehab is announcing that a new program aimed at eliminating underage drinking is now available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that a majority of...

Heavy Drinking Early Memory Loss
2014-01-16 15:21:06

[ Watch the Video: Booze Really Does Kill Brain Cells ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle-aged men who consume more than two alcoholic drinks per day may want to consider reducing how much beer, wine or spirits they drink, as a new study in the journal Neurology has found they are at risk for a premature decline in memory function. The study team did not see any significant premature cognitive decline for men who do not drink, ex- drinkers and light or...

2014-01-16 10:06:44

Bartenders readily sell more drink to those obviously incapacitated by alcohol; prosecutions rare Bar tenders in clubs and pubs are routinely flouting UK legislation intended to prevent further sales of alcohol to those who are already drunk, reveals a study of purchase patterns in one UK city, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Preventing sales of alcohol to those who are already very drunk would ease the strain on public services and protect long...

Ancient Pottery Residue Suggests Scandinavians Drank Nordic 'Grog'
2014-01-16 08:29:36

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Scandinavians from the years 1500-1300 BC in northwest Denmark and on the Swedish island of Gotland well into the first century AD, swilled down a brew called Nordic “grog.” Grog is a mixture of honey, bog cranberry, lingonberry, bog myrtle, yarrow, juniper, birch tree resin, wheat, barley, rye and sometimes grape wine from Europe. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology found...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'