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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...

2014-06-13 23:02:04

According to reports, during summer months there is an increase in drug and alcohol use; especially with teens. To help combat this, Narconon Freedom Center is issuing new tips to keep kids drug free during summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Summer can be the best time of year for teens. Whether it’s taking some time off between the busy years of high school or the last stretch of time spent at home before heading off to college, young people can have some of the best times...

2014-06-12 23:11:39

In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is asking parents what could be the most important question they’ll ever be asked: are you unknowingly encouraging your child’s substance abuse problem? (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is asking parents what could be the most important...

2014-06-12 23:03:44

No Red Face Formula is the newest method that offers people techniques, tips and secrets to help them treat alcohol flushing quickly. A full review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this method is useful or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 No Red Face Formula is a new program that gives people tips, techniques and secrets to help them get rid of alcohol flushing. In this program, users will find out how to maintain their normal heart rate when they drink alcohol....

2014-06-11 09:40:33

American University It's no secret that combat experiences are highly stressful and can contribute to instances of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among soldiers post-deployment. It also comes as no surprise that many soldiers afflicted with these conditions abuse alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate. But new research coauthored by Cristel Russell, an associate professor of marketing with American University's Kogod School of Business, and researchers with the Walter...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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