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2014-07-18 11:33:36

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Ethnic minorities and non-English speakers have more difficulty accessing needed health care services. New findings show that female Black and Latina drinkers in particular are at a disadvantage. Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services. In addition, little is known about whether racial/ethnic disparities generalize across genders, and what factors may account for any disparities....

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...

2014-07-11 23:04:40

Harbor Village Florida comments on Shia LaBeouf checking into rehab. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment For Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest (7/1), actor Shia LaBeouf, best known for his performances in hit movies such as Disturbia and the Transformers series, has voluntarily checked into rehab following a recent arrest for acting disorderly in public. This past year, LaBeouf has gained national attention for...

2014-07-07 23:05:39

A recently released article written by Mental Health America and published through Western Washington Medical Group addresses the issues surrounding the use and abuse of alcohol. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 “Drinking alcoholic beverages is often seen as a way to relax, socialize or celebrate, but drinking too much or drinking as a way of dealing with feelings of anxiety or depression has negative consequences,” says Mind Your Health in the article recently featured by Western Washington...

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 23:01:44

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...

2014-06-27 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A phenomenological study offers detailed insights into homeless, alcohol-dependent patients often stigmatized by the public and policymakers as drains on the health care system, showing the constellation of reasons they are incapable of escaping social circumstances that perpetuate and exacerbate their problems The study, published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, was conducted at Bellevue Hospital in New York...

2014-06-16 23:01:27

Harbor Village comments on a new report that indicates increased rates of drug abuse among the senior population. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As reported by Gantdaily.com (6/13), the number of seniors abusing drugs and alcohol in the state of Florida is on the rise. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) 4 out of 5 adults who are treated for drug abuse also have a high alcohol dependency. In effect, alcohol abuse rates in nursing homes are as...

2014-05-22 13:17:37

Indiana University School of Medicine A group of 11 genes can successfully predict whether an individual is at increased risk of alcoholism, a research team from the United States and Germany reported Tuesday. "This powerful panel of just 11 genes successfully identified who has problems with alcohol abuse and who does not in tests in three patient populations on two continents, in two ethnicities and in both genders," said Alexander B. Niculescu III, M.D., Ph.D., principal...

2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...


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