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2013-12-30 15:59:40

Study utilizing animal model is published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology Recent data shows that more than 500,000 women in the U.S. report drinking during pregnancy, with about 20 percent of this population admitting to binge drinking. Even one episode of heavy drinking can lead to the collection of birth defects known as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Along with growth retardation, head and face abnormalities, and neurological problems, FAS also...

2013-12-18 23:01:10

A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades – particularly among the youngest teens. America’s brewers and beer importers lauded the findings of the University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study as the result of greater awareness, partnership and outreach by industry,...

2013-12-10 10:38:38

According to a new study, a novel composite measure consisting of 29 alcohol policies demonstrates that a strong alcohol policy environment is a protective factor against binge drinking in the U.S. The study was led by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health and Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Binge drinking is a common and risky pattern of alcohol consumption that...

2013-12-07 23:03:53

A Fresno treatment center is launching programs aimed at stopping drug and alcohol dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 A Fresno treatment center is announcing that, in light of a national report's findings, new adult and adolescent programs focused upon substance abuse issues are being launched through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a 2012 U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-12-06 23:22:35

A Memphis treatment center is delivering drug and alcohol dependency programs for the metro area today. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A Memphis treatment center is launching a new program focused on the problem of binge drinking for people living in Memphis and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. A 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates male...

2013-12-04 23:02:19

Aurora treatment center offers programs to stop drug and alcohol dependency in its tracks. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 An Aurora treatment center is announcing that an updated, new consultation program is available for people living in Aurora and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. This new program comes out of statistical data reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-10-29 23:26:43

The Saint Jude Retreats, an alternative to 12 step program, releases second blogtalkradio show on the topic of college drinking and addiction with expert guest. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Saint Jude Retreats Program is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, October 29, 2013 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s second show is live and discusses the issue of college drinking, the idea around cultural addiction and ways to speak to a love one if they have a substance use...

Negative Emotions During Pregnancy Often Leads To Binge Drinking
2013-10-15 13:47:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women are advised to generally avoid alcohol, especially when it comes to binge drinking, and a new study of Norwegian women has found that the more negative a woman's outlook is on life, the more likely she is to turn to alcohol. According to the study’s results, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, the official journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 16 percent of...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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