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2013-10-30 23:33:30

In his new book, A Driver’s Manual for Drunk Drivers, Maurice Murray provides profoundly original coping skills for all those living a heartfelt struggle with alcohol. The book deals specifically with the nagging question: “am I still just a moderate drinker or am I really now a problem drinker or have I actually become an alcoholic?” Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In his new book, A Driver’s Manual for Drunk Drivers, Maurice Murray provides profoundly original coping...

2013-10-29 23:26:43

The Saint Jude Retreats, an alternative to 12 step program, releases second blogtalkradio show on the topic of college drinking and addiction with expert guest. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Saint Jude Retreats Program is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, October 29, 2013 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s second show is live and discusses the issue of college drinking, the idea around cultural addiction and ways to speak to a love one if they have a substance use...

2013-10-25 12:26:30

DENVER, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirits may be responsible for mayhem this All Hallows' Eve, but they are likely to be of the manmade kind. Data on individuals monitored every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption shows drinking increases in general during Halloween, and that increase accelerates as the holiday falls closer to the weekend. Drinking violations for criminal offenders sentenced to 24/7 alcohol monitoring rise nearly 30% when Halloween takes place on Friday or...

2013-10-24 23:30:22

New York individuals who desire relief from alcohol addiction have a choice through a new alcohol rehab center. Call (855) 912-7867 for a free appointment with Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A new alcohol rehab is now available for people seeking relief from alcohol addiction in the New York, New York, area. It serves areas around New York, including the boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. Alcoholism touches an...

2013-10-24 23:29:54

Dr. Jason Burke's Hangover Heaven partners with community leaders to create IV therapy checklist to empower tourists to make informed and safe decisions about healthcare needs. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Having cured more than 10,000 hangovers, Dr. Jason Burke and his medical team at Hangover Heaven partner with community leaders to create an IV therapy checklist. The goal of the checklist is to empower tourists to make informed and safe decisions about their healthcare...

2013-10-22 23:32:47

Knowing that running out of beer is a crappy thing; KegVision solves this problem with a nifty wireless sensor and smartphone app. Enlists t-shirt brand Life is Crap to support the message that being out of beer is a ‘Crappy’ moment! Severance, CO (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 KegVision has introduced to KickstarterTM the first commercialized kegerator accessory that monitors how much beer is in ones home kegerator and sends that to a smartphone with the app loaded. The campaign is 56%...

2013-10-18 10:57:19

-Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to buy alcohol. -A new study has found that almost two-thirds of a college student sample used false IDs. -False ID use might contribute to the development of alcohol use disorders by facilitating more frequent drinking. Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to circumvent minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws in order to obtain alcohol. While underage students tend to drink less frequently than their older college peers,...

2013-10-18 10:55:29

Many negative effects of drinking, such as transitioning into heavy alcohol use, often take place during adolescence and can contribute to long-term negative health outcomes as well as the development of alcohol use disorders. A new study of adolescent drinking and its genetic and environmental influences has found that different trajectories of adolescent drinking are preceded by discernible gene-parenting interactions, specifically, the mu-opioid receptor (OPRM1) genotype and...

2013-10-18 10:53:54

Many people, especially young adults, engage in high-risk drinking because of the belief it will lead to positive mood effects such as cheerfulness. A new study of the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and the subjective effects of alcohol like cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students in a real-life setting of high-school parties, has found that cheerfulness increased up to a certain BAC value for girls, and then decreased at higher BACs, while it...

Negative Emotions During Pregnancy Often Leads To Binge Drinking
2013-10-15 13:47:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women are advised to generally avoid alcohol, especially when it comes to binge drinking, and a new study of Norwegian women has found that the more negative a woman's outlook is on life, the more likely she is to turn to alcohol. According to the study’s results, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, the official journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 16 percent of...