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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...

Study Confirms Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+
2014-01-16 13:10:02

[ Watch the Video: The New Buzz About Drunk Driving ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Injury Prevention say that even just a little bit of alcohol could be causing fatal car crashes. University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System...

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...

2014-01-15 14:35:52

New study reveals a continuing public health disaster A new study published in the scientific journal Addiction by the Pan American Health Organization, a branch of the World Health Organization, has measured the number and pattern of deaths caused by alcohol consumption in 16 North and Latin American countries. The study reveals that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death (i.e., death would not have occurred in the absence of alcohol consumption) in an average of...

2014-01-14 23:26:17

In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing drinks and alcohol. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.PerWickstrom.com, Per Wickstrom is focusing on a critically important topic that is quickly becoming a major, potentially catastrophic problem across the country: the dangers of mixing...

2014-01-13 12:28:09

To combat the advance of painkiller abuse around the world, the leading supplement for withdrawal is going global AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to combat global prescription drug abuse, Withdrawal Ease -- the leading nutritional supplement system designed to help ease the physical and emotional discomfort of withdrawal -- has announced its launch into Canada and Australia. Countries in the U.K., Europe and South America are expected to follow later in...

2014-01-11 23:02:13

The New Year brings the opportunity for a fresh start for American youth struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Narconon Fresh Start, a successful drug and alcohol rehabilitation program with eight centers across the United States has released details about their New Life Detoxification Method and its' success in treating young addicts throughout the country. Glendale, California (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The New Year brings the opportunity for a fresh start for American youth...

2014-01-10 23:23:02

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction in Oshawa can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (289) 277-0542 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Oshawa, Canada (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 An Oshawa alcohol and drug rehab center is introducing a program geared toward helping adults and adolescents stop their cocaine addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to information from the National Anti-Drug Strategy,...

2014-01-10 23:22:07

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Calgary can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (587) 803-0506 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Calgary, Canada (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 A Calgary alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol through new services available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the Canadian...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • 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.'
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