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2013-07-11 11:03:22

-An individual enters adolescence with personality characteristics and life experiences already accumulated. -A new study evaluates the impact of childhood temperament on later alcohol use/problems. -Results show that childhood temperament prior to age five predicts adolescent alcohol use and problems at age 15.5 years, even after controlling for socio-demographic factors and parental alcohol problems. Most risk and protective factors for alcohol use have roots in early childhood. In...

2013-07-04 23:02:45

New Horizon Recovery, in response to shocking reports regarding the early age at which kids first taste alcohol, urges parents to discuss alcohol with their children. Encinitas, California (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 New Horizon Recovery, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, knows that parents play a major role in the development of their children. While parents do not usually directly cause substance abuse in their kids, they can contribute to their children's decisions regarding...

Research Shows Pregnant Women Can Drink Wine Safely
2013-06-18 13:45:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Wary of the notorious effects it can have on a developing fetus, research has shown most pregnant women avoid alcohol consumption. However, a new study from UK researchers has found drinking a daily glass of wine by pregnant women does not harm the neurological development of their children-to-be, as determined by a balance test. In fact, children of these ℠moderate´ drinking mothers actually performed better than children...

Binge Drinking Linked To Insomnia Older Adults
2013-06-11 08:37:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults, a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine finds. The study findings, published in the journal SLEEP, reveal that 26.2 percent of participants had two or less binge drinking days per week on average, while 3.1 percent had more than two days per week. The team adjusted their results for demographic variables, medical conditions and elevated...

2013-06-04 23:16:21

AlcoholRehabCentersInFlorida.net website recently launched to help those struggling with alcoholism get a fighting chance at recovery. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 A spokesperson for Alcohol Rehab Centers in Florida has announced that their centers will now provide customized solutions to the alcohol addiction or other alcohol related issues of the people in the state. “There comes a time when prevention is no longer an option for the person who has already developed a...

2013-05-28 15:37:43

Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found that current constraints on advertising for alcohol products in movies that adolescents watch are not effective. The study, "Trends in Tobacco and Alcohol Brand Placements in Popular US movies, 1996 through 2009,"was published online in the May 27, 2013 JAMA Pediatrics. Studies have shown that movies influence smoking and drinking during adolescence: A 2012 Surgeon General's report noted a causal relationship between the...

2013-05-13 23:26:32

Each year, millions of American teenagers look forward to proms and graduations; however, this poses a high-risk for binge drinking and increased drunk driving occurrences. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 According to USA today, car accidents are a leading cause of accidental death for teenagers, and approximately one in ten high school students admits to regularly drinking and driving. The findings also report that in 2010, one of five teen drivers involved in fatal crashes had the...

Binge Drinking On The Weekend Has Long-Term Consequences
2013-05-02 06:55:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A hangover might not be the only unfriendly reminder of a weekend of heavy alcohol consumption, according to a new University of Missouri study that has linked binge drinking with an increased risk of liver disease as well as a number of other potential health issues. “In our research, we found that binge drinking has a profound effect on the liver in various modes of alcohol exposure,” Shivendra Shukla, corresponding...

Binge Drinking Youth Risk Cardiovascular Health
2013-04-24 05:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Binge drinking among young adults causes immediate changes in circulation that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "Regular binge drinking is one of the most serious public health problems confronting our college campuses, and drinking on college campuses has become more pervasive and destructive,"...