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2013-09-19 23:00:23

Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $390,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of alcohol marketing and early alcohol use among African youth acquiring HIV. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State...

2013-09-18 23:24:10

Social media agency is ready to unveil the newest way to leverage Foursquare technology, along with a socially integrated photo booth, in an event that fits in perfectly with the nearby Oktoberfest Addison annual celebration. ADDISON, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Splash Media is proud to announce its upcoming Das Social networking event, which will include the debut of its one-of-a-kind technology called the #HashTap™. Das Social is scheduled from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21,...

Extreme Binge Drinking Still A Favorite Pastime For High School Seniors
2013-09-17 09:45:25

[ Watch the Video: Rampant Binge Drinking Among High School Teens ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though binge drinking is common amongst high school students, a new study shows “extreme” binge drinking -- 10 or more drinks in a session -- remains a favorite pastime. It is now estimated nearly 10 percent of high school seniors are spending their year before college by extreme binge drinking once every two weeks. The number of binge drinkers has declined...

2013-09-16 23:23:30

According to a new report, approximately 18 percent of women in their first trimester of pregnancy consumed alcohol within the past month. Illustrating the importance of early detection of drug abuse, those with substance abuse issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 According to an article on 9/11 by Medical News Today titled, Nearly 18 percent of pregnant women drink alcohol in early stages of pregnancy, during their first...

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 23:20:40

A man who confessed online that he killed a man while driving drunk has been charged for the death. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 CBS News Affiliate WBNS reports (9/9) in their news story, Matthew Cordle Update: Ohio man charged with vehicular homicide after posting online video confessing to driving drunk,...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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