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Light Drinking During Pregnancy Not Harmful
2013-04-17 15:31:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a recent report in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, researchers found that light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioral or cognitive outcomes later in life. The team conducted a nation-wide study of infants born in the UK between 2000 and 2012 to determine whether light drinking during pregnancy had an effect on children. Previous studies linked heavy alcohol consumption during...

2013-04-04 23:02:37

Each spring break, millions of college students and teenagers escape to holiday locales and engage in wild parties fueled by binge drinking and other dangerous behaviors. Parents, teachers, and addiction treatment professionals are coming up with new and innovative was to prevent this problem through outreach and education opportunities. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Each spring break, millions of college students and teenagers escape to holiday locales and frequently engage in wild...

2013-04-03 23:00:54

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida treatment facility offering individualized plans for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders that include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. In its ongoing mission to help individuals as well as their families, the center is releasing a new guide on How to Talk to Your College Freshman about Binge Drinking. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 College and drinking have long been linked, and Delray Recovery Center´s new...

2013-03-21 23:03:27

Florida´s Delray Recovery Center is a treatment facility that offers personalized programs for alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. Alcohol addiction continues to be one of the most common issues treated at the facility, and the center introduced an easy-to-read alcohol addiction infographic that outlines its impact in the U.S. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Half of the high school seniors in...

Brain Maps Highlight Effects Of Alcohol In College Students
2013-03-20 12:04:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each fall, legions of freshman descend upon the campuses of our nation´s colleges and universities. The first real taste of freedom too many is often at the bottom of a beer bottle. With stories and studies on underage binge drinking spattering the news sites, a new study conducted by several Penn State scientists aimed to zero in on the long-term effects that drinking at this important stage might have on the neurological...

2013-03-05 14:01:02

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates — and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar. The study found that students who used religious practices such as praying and meditating as a coping mechanism reported less frequent alcohol use and less heavy drinking. Further, the parents of those students reported using religious or spiritual practices when facing...

A Look At Worldwide Alcohol Consumption
2013-03-04 18:58:09

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your University Online When examining the history of alcohol, we find it runs parallel to much of recorded human history. Throughout time, the use of alcohol has played an important role in religion and worship. Additionally, its use has provided nutrients and provided medicinal, antiseptic and analgesic properties. In early Egyptian culture, both beer and wine were deified and presented to their gods. Cellars and winepresses were represented by...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).