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2013-02-06 12:29:15

American Indians are at much greater risk of suicide after acute alcohol intoxication, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study examined the prevalence and social demographic correlates of suicide involving acute alcohol intoxication among United States ethnic minorities. Results will be published in the May 2013 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available at Early...

2013-02-06 10:03:09

-High levels of drinking have repeatedly been shown to predict divorce. -A Norwegian study has examined the impact of both level of drinking and compatibility of drinking on divorce. -Results indicate that: one, the more people drink, the higher the risk of divorce; and two, risk of divorce is lowered if the spouses drink approximately the same amount of alcohol. High levels of drinking have repeatedly been shown to predict divorce. The most cited explanation for this is that excessive...

Removing Punishments May Bring Alcoholics Back To Their Habit
2013-01-31 05:34:10

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When alcohol use becomes problematic, many people will seek help from family, doctors and support groups. The grip of alcoholism, however, can be a burden too heavy to bear. For people whose alcohol use continues, there is an inevitable point at which consequences will be experienced. These punishment-related threats are an excellent motivation for someone to stop drinking. Whether it is the threat of separation or divorce, potential...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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