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2011-06-28 09:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix.

2011-06-16 12:18:10

While alcohol has a wide range of pharmacological effects on the body, the brain is a primary target.

2011-06-16 12:17:18

People seeking help for their alcohol or other drug problems enter treatment with very different levels of motivation to change.

2011-05-24 15:30:00

Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol.

2011-05-18 06:52:29

Children with a family history of alcoholism (FHP) have a higher risk for becoming alcoholic themselves.

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2011-05-18 06:05:00

Binge drinking, which is widespread among university students, especially in the United States, has been found to destroy long term memory even in young adults.

2011-05-16 20:45:07

Researchers have long known that individuals with a positive family history of alcoholism (FHP) are at an increased risk themselves for alcoholism.

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Recovery Now TV reports that a new study from The University of Copenhagen points to the fact that children of parents with drinking problems are at an increased risk for alcoholism treatment.

2011-04-18 12:21:51

Researchers already know that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller but more immediate rewards.

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2011-04-17 06:25:00

A new study has found that drinking energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than drinking alcohol alone.


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