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Moderate Drinking Bad For Brain Health
2012-10-26 12:09:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There have been numerous scientific studies that show how a glass or two of red wine can help promote cardiovascular and brain health. However, a new study by Rutgers University indicates that there is a fine line between moderate and binge drinking. The study published in the journal Neuroscience found that moderate to binge drinking significantly reduces the structural integrity of the adult brain. “Moderate drinking...

2012-10-21 04:01:50

Binge drinking dangers highlighted. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 A study from the scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that binge-drinking causes marked brain damage. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on two groups of rats, the first of which were given alcohol to drink daily. The second group was restricted to drinking three times per week, every other day. The group of rats, whose drinking was restricted...

Underage Drinking Leads To Heavier Drinking Later
2012-10-19 14:54:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Drinking alcohol at a younger age can lead to drinking more and stronger alcohol, as well as a risk of developing an addiction. Researchers published a study in The Spanish Journal of Psychology that looked at the behaviors of young people who drink. The scientists gathered data from 6,009 young people between the ages of 14 and 25, from 2007 to 2009, and in three Spanish cities. "The general tendency is to think that...

Effects Of Binge Drinking Include Brain Impairment In Just Months
2012-10-16 18:32:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bill Cosby was on to something when he addressed this country´s propensity for binge drinking. Speaking in his ℠Bill Cosby, Himself´ special from 1983, he said, “It's always strange. I've had a lot of people work for me, and I've found out it's a funny thing that you give them Saturday and Sunday off, and they work so hard to get to those two days and those are the two days that they totally destroy...

2012-10-13 04:02:43

Co Occurring Disorder & Alcohol Treatment Expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad Set To Educate Public About Alcohol Awareness Among Older Drinkers At Approaching Town Hall Malibu, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as the top alcohol rehab and addiction treatment centers in Malibu, California and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his...

2012-10-09 20:18:59

Some people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may be at increased risk of problem drinking–though much may depend on race and gender, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that of nearly 14,000 U.S. adults surveyed, those living in low-income neighborhoods were generally more likely to be non-drinkers than were people in affluent neighborhoods. That was not true, however, of black and Hispanic men. And...

2012-10-05 23:03:18

Teen drinking and driving statistics are headed in the right direction Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey among teens and discovered a victory in the fight against drinking and driving and teens. The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted among high school students 16 years and older shows that drinking and driving among teens has decreased 54% in the past 11 years. Although teen drinking and driving has...

Gas Prices Are Keeping Drunk Teens Off The Road
2012-10-03 12:19:12

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After years of public education by MADD and school groups dedicated to keeping teens sober, the rate of drinking and driving among US teens has fallen 54 percent in the past two decades. However the public service campaigns are not believed to be causing the drop as much as a new trend is. Higher gas prices, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are keeping high school students off the road whether they...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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