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2014-04-09 23:30:35

Passages Malibu issues statement on new research published in the UK. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 19th, the British Medical Journal published a study that examined the use of sedatives and anti-anxiety medication and their impact on overall health and mortality rates. The 7-year study looked at more than 34,000 patients in the United Kingdom who were prescribed pharmaceuticals like Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin. Patients prescribed anti-anxiety medication and sleeping pills...

2014-04-09 23:28:45

Underage drinking, binge drinking and alcohol dependence have a big impact on families and communities. Help raise awareness about these alcohol-related problems with educational brochures from Journeyworks Publishing. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alcohol Awareness Month, an annual event sponsored by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, aims to focus attention on the impact of alcohol and alcohol-related problems on families and communities. Journeyworks...

2014-04-09 23:25:42

Acupuncture treatment promotes relaxation while helping physically release toxins and other impurities from the body. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Holistix by the Sea, an addiction treatment center that helps individuals overcome drug and alcohol addiction, now offers acupuncture as part of its comprehensive addiction rehabilitation programs. Acupuncture is a proven method of flushing toxins from the body while promoting an individual’s sense of spirituality, serenity,...

2014-04-09 23:23:32

The Avantcare Foundation has announced Back To Life, a military veteran alcohol abuse assistance project. The unique direct-to-soldier program is designed to meet the needs of service members with drinking problems and empower them in the fight against alcohol and in restoring their lives. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Avantcare Foundation's $500,000 veteran alcohol abuse project features Last Call Program's Sobrexa. In the Avantcare Foundation announcement for its Back To...

2014-04-09 10:05:44

-Energy drinks (EDs) have become increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults during recent years. -A new study has examined their use among Italian adolescents. -Findings indicate a strong need for comprehensive educational programs focusing on the potential health effects of energy drinks alone, and in combination with alcohol. Energy drinks (EDs) are marketed as having the ability to improve energy, alertness, concentration, and athletic performance. These beverages have...

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, was based on a national survey of over 2,500 respondents. It found that individuals between 15 and 23 years old who could identify references to...

2014-04-09 08:28:50

Dr. Sarah Bagley to be honored at American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Institute (MRI) today announced Dr. Sarah Bagley, a fellow in addiction medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, as the inaugural recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Millennium Research Institute Research Fellowship Award, which...

2014-04-08 23:30:46

Passages Malibu issues statement on latest research showing cognitive decline linked to alcohol. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the Winter 2014 issue of Neurology, newly published research shows that increased levels of alcohol in middle-aged individuals can result in an accelerated rate of decline in their memory. Higher rates of consumption of hard alcohol — vodka, gin, scotch, whiskey—were linked to the most pronounced rates of cognitive decline, especially among men. Older...

2014-04-07 23:00:49

Throughout the month of April, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead is actively promoting Alcohol Awareness Month through a series of educational articles their website and community relations activities. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Started in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the month has been used to help raise awareness for the dangers of alcoholism. The awareness month is recognized in April because it’s the start of prom...

2014-04-07 08:32:02

Online Screening and Resources Available at www.HowDoYouScore.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the particular health consequences of alcohol abuse in women. The increased focus coincides with National Alcohol Screening Day, held April 10(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC98832 The 17(th) annual...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.