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2014-07-11 08:25:05

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Text Message Alcohol Intervention for Young Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial")...

2014-07-08 23:13:13

Meetings at Cornerstone Recovery Center to focus on relapse prevention for drug and alcohol addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Ft. Lauderdale is proud to announce a new monthly event for alumni of the drug rehab center’s addiction recovery programs. The Alumni Meeting will be held the second week of each month. The purpose of the meeting is to support alumni in their continuing journey to stay clean and sober and is also a relapse...

2014-07-08 23:09:18

This continuing education and networking event focuses on 12-Step recovery principles and how to integrate them most effectively into addiction therapies. Exhibitors will present information about the newest options in the behavioral health industry’s services and products. West Boynton Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Into Action Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center will join other professional exhibitors at the Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.)...

2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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