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2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...

2014-02-20 23:27:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s potential or established drinking problem. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s...

2014-02-20 23:27:23

Renowned Author Exposes the Truth About Drug Addiction in His Companion Volume to “Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism” (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 James R. Milam, Ph.D., spent many years writing and lecturing on his discoveries about alcoholism and the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, while suggesting a stigma-free way to understand and treat the disease. He co-founded several highly effective model addiction treatment...

2014-02-17 08:24:55

A pastor's wife. A successful attorney. The stories of women alcoholics who overcame their shame to seek treatment for addiction. CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amy was a pastor's wife, mother of three and model community member. She was also an alcoholic, secretly guzzling wine in her morning coffee mug and hiding her all-day drinking from her family. Like other women who struggle with addiction in private, she had put pressure on herself to be perfect and was ashamed to...

2014-02-16 23:03:09

How To Give Up Alcohol, created by Rahul Nag, is the newest method, which includes natural and safe ways to cope with alcohol cravings. Is “How To Give Up Alcohol” helpful? New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 “How To Give Up Alcohol” is the newest program created by Rahul Nag, who promises to guide people on how to stop drinking alcohol fast. The creator of this method is a medical researcher and health consultant who has more than 40 years of experience in the drink and food...

2014-02-13 23:24:43

Vita Heaven unveils Burke's Cocktails™, a signature line of 10 designer IV therapies created by Hangover Heaven's Dr. Jason Burke. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Vita Heaven, a premiere IV vitamin and nutrition clinic in Las Vegas serves up Burke's Cocktails™, a signature line of 10 designer IV therapies formulated by veteran anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Burke. Recently featured in GQ magazine as the hangover specialist, Dr. Burke garnered international attention...

2014-02-10 23:02:28

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute study finds health benefits in daily light to moderate alcohol intake. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Excessive alcohol use has been linked to cirrhosis, seizures, stroke, poisonings, violence, and cancer, and according to the World Health Organization, kills 2.5 million people each year worldwide. Yet, according to a recent study by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, while excessive alcohol use can cause serious health...

2014-02-07 23:22:54

New Alcohol Treatment Options Now Available Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Alcoholism is a serious problem that affects many people in Texas, and it can affect the individual and his or her family in substantial ways. Personal and professional lives can be touched by this issue, and overcoming alcoholism is often difficult to accomplish alone. Bay Area Recovery has been providing residents throughout the local area with excellent treatment options for many years, and it recently...

Energy Drink Consumption May Signal Substance Abuse In Teens, Young Adults
2014-02-05 04:45:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teens who constantly crack open a Red Bull or Monster energy drink could be at a higher risk of using alcohol and drugs, according to a new study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. The energy drink industry has grown immensely over the past decade, and studies show that nearly one-third of US adolescents consume the high-caffeinated drinks. However, the latest research says that these teens also show higher rates of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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