Latest Alcoholism Stories

death by alcohol
2014-06-27 12:33:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While alcohol-related deaths are commonly viewed in the context of drunk driving, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at alcohol-related deaths of any kind and discovered that 1 in 10 deaths of working-age Americans can be attributed to alcohol. The study found that from 2006 to 2010, alcohol abuse could be linked to around 88,000 deaths of Americans. These causes of death included long-term...

2014-06-27 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A phenomenological study offers detailed insights into homeless, alcohol-dependent patients often stigmatized by the public and policymakers as drains on the health care system, showing the constellation of reasons they are incapable of escaping social circumstances that perpetuate and exacerbate their problems The study, published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, was conducted at Bellevue Hospital in New York...

2014-06-25 23:00:25

Author David O. Rice tells another gripping mystery novel that delves into the lives of the people enslaved by drugs and sex CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Highlighting the many detrimental effects of drug or substance abuse in the mind and the body, author David O. Rice once again grips every reader’s mind by presenting another thrilling mystery novel. “Sex and Drug Addiction And The Insanity of It All” introduces readers to four individuals and their addictions, and...

2014-06-24 23:01:11

Narconon Freedom Center shares tips on staying drug and alcohol-free during the busy and event-filled summer season in Michigan. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A host of summer activities and events occurring in Michigan during the summer season offer children, youth and families an abundance of recreational and educational and enjoyable opportunities. In the interests of a happy, healthy and fun summer for everyone, Narconon Freedom Center will be posting articles throughout the...

2014-06-24 10:26:54

The University of Sheffield Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers. A pioneering study, led by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) with business experts from the University of East Anglia and Loughborough University and funded by the Medical Research Council, discovered...

2014-06-20 23:08:53

Over 23 Million Americans Are in Recovery From Addiction -- America Honors Recovery Is the Preeminent Awards Ceremony Highlighting the Accomplishments of the Most Influential Addiction Recovery Advocates Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Former NBA basketball sensation and national recovery advocate, Chris Herren, will be given the Voice of Recovery Award at Faces & Voices of Recovery’s annual awards reception, America Honors Recovery. Herren first went public with his recovery...

2014-06-19 23:01:54

Harbor Village takes a look at Tim McGraw's history of drug abuse in his latest interview with Men's Health. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As reported by Inquisitr, award-winning country sensation Tim McGraw opens up about his past struggles with drug and alcohol abuse. The country pop star admits to having “partied too hard” and engaged in risky behavior while on the road. However, Tim adds that his wife and family played a big role in helping him come to his sense as the prospect of...

2014-06-17 12:28:25

BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also decreases inhibitions--which can lead to tragic consequences on the water, on the road, and in the great outdoors. In...

2014-06-17 08:25:33

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can't stop yourself from yet one more costly trip to the mall, if you can't resist the urge to splurge, no matter wherever and whenever it strikes, hope is finally here. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118630 A just-published study by Dr. April Benson and colleagues indicates that a new form of psychological treatment can significantly decrease the severity and the frequency of compulsive buying behavior. Following...

2014-06-16 23:01:27

Harbor Village comments on a new report that indicates increased rates of drug abuse among the senior population. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As reported by Gantdaily.com (6/13), the number of seniors abusing drugs and alcohol in the state of Florida is on the rise. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) 4 out of 5 adults who are treated for drug abuse also have a high alcohol dependency. In effect, alcohol abuse rates in nursing homes are as...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'