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2014-08-22 23:08:49

A new helpline for troubled teens in Austin, TX gives parents and teens a valuable resource to find professional youth rehab. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Young adults residing in Austin, TX who battle with drug or alcohol addiction regularly have an exciting new source of guidance and advice for ending a substance abuse problem once and for all. The new Troubled Teens Austin helpline can direct them towards a certified teen recovery facility with devoted addiction counselors. By...

2014-08-18 08:26:37

Florida Department of Citrus partners with Erin Andrews to share top tailgating and grilling tips, host a Florida-inspired football kickoff event for New Yorkers BARTOW, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Orange Juice and Erin Andrews are helping football fans kick off the season with nutritious, Florida-inspired grilling and tailgating tips. Just in time for pre-season action, Florida Orange Juice is bringing a culinary-focused football experience to life with a public tailgate...

2014-08-12 16:20:59

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is pleased to host the 14(th) Alcohol Interlock Symposium from August 17(th) to 19(th) in Washington, DC at The Dupont Circle Hotel. Opening plenaries will be delivered by David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Dr. Doug Marlowe, Chief of Science, Policy and Law at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). Jonathon...

2014-08-08 11:08:24

University of Eastern Finland Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland. Depression and anxiety, on the other hand, were not linked to increased alcohol use. The study investigated the association between psychosocial problems and alcohol use among 4074 Finnish 13- to 18-year-old adolescents. The results were published in Journal of Adolescence. The results indicate...

2014-08-07 15:46:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trend more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Those living in urban areas and poorer households are more likely to start drinking at an early age, the findings show. Studies from high-income countries have...

2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-29 23:12:32

Having cured over 20,000 hangovers, Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven prepares for expansion and publication. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Launched in 2012 by veteran anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Burke, Hangover Heaven surpassed 20,000 hangovers earlier this year at its Vegas location. Having exceeded that benchmark, Hangover Heaven prepares for expansion and the publication of research data related to the 20,000 plus veisalgia cases treated at the medical practice. The only licensed...

2014-07-18 11:33:36

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Ethnic minorities and non-English speakers have more difficulty accessing needed health care services. New findings show that female Black and Latina drinkers in particular are at a disadvantage. Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services. In addition, little is known about whether racial/ethnic disparities generalize across genders, and what factors may account for any disparities....

2014-07-18 11:29:32

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research A new study has examined campus police/security responses to serious, underage, and less-serious alcohol incidents on and off campus at 343 colleges across the United States. Results show that campus security or law enforcement officials were not likely to issue citations for alcohol-law violations. Students were usually referred for discipline or sanctions to other university officials rather than formal courts, and were generally not...

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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