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2013-07-16 23:22:49

An Indian reservation is considering ending its ban on alcohol to help fund substance abuse treatment and prevention. This news story shows how important it is to obtain quality alcohol care at a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 In an article by The Fix, an addiction and recovery news source, titled http://www.thefix.com/content/indian-tribe-moves-towards-legalizing-alcohol91896 on 7/10, it was reported that after 100 years,...

2013-07-11 12:58:13

The combination of smoking and heavy drinking speeds up cognitive decline, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers from UCL (University College London) found that smokers who drank alcohol heavily had a 36% faster cognitive decline compared to non-smoking moderate drinkers. Smoking and heavier alcohol consumption often co-occur, and their combined effect on cognition may be larger than the sum of their individual effects. The research team...

2013-07-11 11:04:50

Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders. Furthermore, the brain mechanisms of sweet-taste responses may share common neural pathways with responses to alcohol and other drugs. A new study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has found that recent drinking is related to the orbitofrontal-region brain response to an intensely sweet stimulus, a brain response that may serve as an important...

2013-07-11 11:03:22

-An individual enters adolescence with personality characteristics and life experiences already accumulated. -A new study evaluates the impact of childhood temperament on later alcohol use/problems. -Results show that childhood temperament prior to age five predicts adolescent alcohol use and problems at age 15.5 years, even after controlling for socio-demographic factors and parental alcohol problems. Most risk and protective factors for alcohol use have roots in early childhood. In...

Women Describe Their Intoxication With Softer Language
2013-07-11 10:20:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When drinking, it can be difficult to accurately describe to anyone else precisely how you are feeling. This isn't because inebriation has left you without your faculties, however. According to a new study from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, people use different words like "hammered" or "tipsy" to describe their level of intoxication. More specifically, however, men and women tend to use these words differently to describe how...

2013-07-09 23:23:57

Henry Stephenson, Managing Director at Catering Equipment Specialist, Stephensons, discusses tableware and glassware, assessing the best choices for your bar, and how these can be used to enhance your food and drinks offering. (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 “Choosing tableware for your bar is an important decision. The right choice can heighten your customers' experience and set the ambiance for the dining experience, therefore it is crucial the tableware meets your financial, practical and...

2013-07-02 23:04:40

Chow Trailers New 8' x 12' Mobile Marketing Model projects high impact visuals with both 20' high customized signage and a 60" HD LED TV screen on a ceiling rail for multiple viewing angles. Cleveland, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 This Portable Model is the EZ Setup Solution for Mobile Marketing at Road Shows, Special Events or Trade Shows. The 8' x 12' Mobile Marketing Unit projects high impact visuals with both 20' high customized signage and a 60" HD LED...

2013-07-01 23:23:36

Triple digit temperatures in Vegas trigger an increase in the number of IV Therapy clients treated at Hangover Heaven and Vita Heaven. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The heat wave blanketing western states has resulted in triple digit temperatures as high as 117 degrees in Las Vegas. The intense heat has led to an increase in the number of patients seeking IV Therapy at Las Vegas based Hangover Heaven and Vita Heaven. With a high pressure system hovering over the West, Las Vegas...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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