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CDC Study Shows 1 In 5 Young Women Binge Drink
2013-01-09 19:18:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The carefree days of high school were a time when we, as humans, existed in our most narcissistic state, incapable of and unwilling to acknowledge our own mortality. Risk behaviors tend to be at their highest levels in the late adolescent stage of our development. It´s hard to convince anyone in high school that the horizon isn´t endless and that they won´t live forever. Unfortunately, for too many high school...

2012-12-18 05:01:13

Saint Jude Retreats' research has concluded that a drug rehab program is largely ineffective in helping those trying to overcome drug or alcohol use. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Saint Jude Retreats has learned through the LA Times that Brooke Mueller is back in rehab for the 19th time for an adderall addiction after overdosing last week. Mueller claimed she sought medical care on December 7, 2012 "as a precaution." The Saint Jude Program, an alternative program to drug rehab has...

2012-12-17 16:34:19

-Many researchers and clinicians believe that an early age at first drink (AFD) can lead to alcohol problems. -A new study challenges that belief by examining linkages between AFD and problem behaviors. -Findings show that early drunkenness was a greater risk factor for 15-year-olds than an early AFD. Many studies have reported that the earlier the age at first drink (AFD) the higher the chances of that person developing later drinking-related problems. However, it is unclear why...

2012-12-14 05:04:09

To reduce drinking, driving and fatalities over the holidays, the Addiction Experts at Journey Healing Centers (http://journeycenters.com) release tips for how to deal with loved ones who drink too much during the biggest party month of the year. According to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), alcohol causes about 52 percent of fatal collisions on Christmas and 57 percent on New Years compared to a rate of 41 percent for the entire year. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 With...

2012-12-14 05:02:38

Recovery First is seeking respondents for a self reporting survey about Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome- considered the leading cause of relapse. Miami, Forida (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 After helping thousands of people achieve sobriety over the last decade, Recovery First is requesting collaboration with addicts and alcoholics in the US. The Hollywood, Florida drug rehab center is asking people in any stage of recovery to fill out a confidential, self-reporting survey about Post Acute...

2012-12-09 05:00:22

Non 12 Step Addiction And Alcoholism Treatment Expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad Vows To Educate Public About The Need For New Tactics For Halting The Nationwide Underage Drinking Trend. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as one of the top California rehab centers, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team of addiction...

2012-11-09 13:57:28

-Young adult women are engaging in heavy drinking behavior in greater numbers. -A new study has looked at the influence of impulsivity-related traits and drinking motives on symptoms of alcohol dependence (AD) among college women in their first semester. -Findings indicate an impulsivity trait called 'negative urgency' can predict increases in AD symptoms. An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol...

2012-11-09 13:55:49

-Prior research has shown that "pre-drinking" by young people leads to heavier drinking and greater harm. -A study using Internet cell-phone questionnaires examined pre-drinking by young adults in Switzerland. -Results showed that pre-drinking, when combined with subsequent on-premise drinking, is associated with almost twice-as-heavy consumption and adverse outcomes. Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.