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2011-11-09 08:00:00

Though the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year for many, for alcoholics they can be the most perilous. Noted expert Dr.

2011-11-06 21:10:00

Brown, a recovering alcoholic himself who devotes all of his research and writings to help others overcome their issues with quitting drinking, said that his website is looking at a number of

2011-11-04 14:00:00

DownToEarthVideo.com calls new herbal detox cocktail promising one-two punch against alcoholismcalls a new herbal pairing “an extremely promising” supplementation detox cocktail in the battle

2011-11-01 15:07:45

Research led by University of Southern California (USC) professor Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., shows that black middle school students whose close friends drink alcohol are more likely to drink alcohol in high school than their white classmates.

2011-10-21 14:00:00

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA), 16 million people in the U.S.

2011-10-16 21:43:28

Research clearly shows a dose-response relationship between alcohol and health issues such as cirrhosis of the liver.

2011-10-16 21:42:10

Researchers know that alcohol impairs coordination and the ability to perceive and respond to hazards, and that hangovers impair neurocognitive performance and psychomotor vigilance.

2011-10-16 21:40:56

A low level of response (LR) to alcohol is a genetically influenced characteristic, or phenotype, that reflects at least in part a low brain response to alcohol, and carries significant risk for the later development of alcoholism.

2011-10-16 21:39:40

In a national survey of undergraduates, roughly six percent met criteria for current alcohol dependence (AD), and approximately 31 percent met criteria for current alcohol abuse.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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