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2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

2013-09-13 11:03:10

-Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can play an important role in addiction recovery. -A new study examines the suitability of 12-step organizations for young adults with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders, referred to as dual diagnosis (DD). -Findings indicate that young adult DD patients show similar benefits compared with those diagnosed only with a substance use disorder. Studies and testimonials have shown that 12-step mutual-help organizations...

2013-09-13 11:00:45

-Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. -New research compares individuals' perceived dangerousness of driving after drinking while intoxicated with those perceptions while sober. -Results show that sober knowledge does not necessarily translate into responsible judgment while intoxicated. Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Prior research has shown that...

2013-09-13 10:20:08

-While hangovers may be a source of humor, their effects can be debilitating, costly, and even dangerous. -A new study of hangovers across the lifespan has found that the tendency to experience hangovers decreases as age increases. -Study authors speculate that older adults who binge drink do so to a lesser intensity than younger adults. Many people are familiar with the uncomfortable morning-after symptoms of excessive drinking, commonly known as a hangover. While it is a common...

2013-09-05 23:24:32

Over $220 billion is spent on drinking and alcoholism. If you or someone you know is suffering from alcohol abuse, contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As reported by HealthDay (8/13) in CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S., alcohol abuse is a leading economic problem in the United States, costing billions of dollars in health care, lost worker productivity, legal issues and more, the federal government reported Tuesday. In 2006, the...

2013-08-31 23:20:21

Alcohol Treatment San Antonio has new treatment methods that are far more effective at helping those with addiction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment San Antonio recently announced a new approach to addiction recovery that is far more successful at preventing relapse than traditional treatment methods. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, alcohol abuse has increased in San Antonio and throughout the state. What separates Alcohol Treatment...

2013-08-30 23:27:35

Alcohol Treatment Pensacola takes a look into the economic consequences of alcoholism. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Alcohol abuse brings a heavy price. Not only does it damage the physical and mental health of its sufferers, it also contributes to financial ruin. Each year, billions of dollars are lost as a result of alcoholism. Recently, Alcohol Treatment Pensacola conducted a study on the economic impact of its patients. The results were recently published in the New England...

2013-08-28 23:30:12

Alcohol Treatment Palm Bay has a renewed focus on how to help chronic drinker begin their journey to sobriety. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Palm Bay offers a brand new comprehensive and caring drug and alcohol treatment program which allows chronic drinkers to recognize their illness before it progresses. Admitting to alcoholism is often the most difficult part of recovery. For many, asking for help is the hardest thing to do. Thousands of Americans live with the disease and...


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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.