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2013-09-13 11:05:12

-Previous research has found contradictory linkages among cognition, verbal skills, and later alcohol use. -A new study has found that better verbal development during childhood predicts more frequent drinking and intoxication during adolescence and young adulthood. -Study authors speculate this verbal/alcohol association may be partially due to peer associations. Some studies have found that poorer cognitive abilities during adolescence and early adulthood predict an increased risk for...

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...

2013-09-06 23:04:23

HillsdaleFurnitureMart.com offers unprecedented discounts on Hillsdale bar stools just in time for the approaching 2013 holiday season. East Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 HillsdaleFurnitureMart.com has always been known as the Hillsdale Furniture Online Super Store with the best selection and price for Hillsdale Furniture products, but this month we’re going something extra special. Throughout the month of September, HillsdaleFurnitureMart.com is having an unprecedented sale...

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...

Drinking A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could Help Prevent Depression
2013-09-01 08:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Moderate consumption of wine could be associated with a reduced risk of depression, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal BMC Medicine. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Spain discovered people over the age of 55 who consumed between two and seven small glasses of wine each week are 32 percent less likely to become clinically depressed than both those who drink more and those who...

2013-08-31 23:20:19

Alcohol Treatment Port St. Lucie institutes new treatment methods with high success rates in terms of preventing relapse. Port St. Lucie (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 More than 300 patients successfully completed Alcohol Treatment Port St. Lucie’s rehabilitation program in 2012. The road to recovery is a long and grueling process. The blueprint for success is never the same for any two given patients. But there are some common ways every addict can progress through the process. “Most...

2013-08-31 23:19:32

New programs offered at Alcohol Treatment Trenton focus on preparing people suffering from addiction to prescription medications. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Trenton has recently begun offering new treatment programs targeting addiction to prescription drugs. A drug that is prescribed by a doctor can often be abused without friends or family members noticing. This is why the new therapies available focus on group counseling, acceptance, and ways to properly use...

2013-08-30 23:28:36

Teen Stopper Protection is giving away free samples of the Bottle Blocker to the prevention community to evaluate as a tool to fight underage drinking and prescription drug abuse. Nesconset, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For any organization or individual active in the prevention community, part of law enforcement, school boards, PTAs, temples, churches, or any group that has a goal to prevent underage drinking and prescription drug abuse, this is a chance to evaluate a new tool to...

2013-08-30 23:25:05

New methods for treating substance abuse at Alcohol Treatment Tallahassee will help people struggling with addiction and afraid to attend a traditional rehabilitation center. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 One common reason people struggling with substance abuse do not seek help is because they have predetermined ideas of what a treatment center will be like, and do not feel like these methods are for them. Alcohol Treatment Tallahassee has restructured their treatment programs...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'