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New Tool Tells You How Much Alcohol Is In Your Favorite Cocktail
2014-07-07 13:18:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Last month, redOrbit reported on the breakdown of alcohol consumption on a state-by-state and city-by-city level and discovered some very interesting and unexpected statistics. That study was based on data collected from the personal breathalyzer product put out by San Francisco-based BACTrack. That study was only possible because each participant, individuals who had purchased the BACTrack product and linked it to their...

2014-07-03 23:08:53

DMG Productions explores holistic solutions for substance abuse treatment. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Health Recovery Center announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Innovations will explore Health Recovery Center's holistic addiction treatment and alcohol recovery center, where drug-free treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, depression,...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-01 23:07:42

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 4-day Fourth of July holiday weekend is particularly deadly due to alcohol-related car crashes. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the day when Americans celebrate the birth of our nation. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, consisting of delegates from each of the 13 colonies. The United States of America was seeking its hard-won independence...

2014-07-01 15:26:02

Wolters Kluwer Health Women's careers more likely to be disrupted by alcohol, study suggests John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, of Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and Miriam Mutambudzi, PhD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, studied the relationship between occupation and AUDs in workers followed up from early adulthood to middle age. The study focused on the "substantive complexity" of work as an indicator of work trajectory—whether individuals were...

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to spread the powerful message of recovery throughout the nation. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For years, CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine has devoted himself to sharing about his addiction recovery in an effort to help others. But recently, Phil has been going on long walks, buying hiking...

2014-06-30 23:11:16

As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles Pride Weekend in West Hollywood. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles...

2014-06-30 08:25:46

Lighthouse Recovery Institute's owner, a former addict, is creating a comfortable environment where women can overcome drug, alcohol and eating disorders BOCA RATON, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Recovery Institute, a licensed drug, alcohol, trauma and eating disorder treatment center in Delray Beach, Florida has hired South Florida-based Insider Media Management (www.insidermediamgmt.com) as its public relations agency of record. "We feel Insider Media...

2014-06-28 23:00:30

In a must-read new article posted on its website, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is spotlighting Case Manager James Donnelly’s remarkable journey of change, compassion and courage. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 In a must-read new article posted on its website, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.