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2013-03-14 08:32:00

New data underscores the danger on the roads this weekend DENVER, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released alcohol monitoring data for drunk drivers shows that when St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend, drinking violations skyrocket, with nearly double the illegal drinking for offenders who are court-ordered to abstain from alcohol. According to Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), which has monitored more than 279,000 drunk drivers since 2003, confirmed drinking...

2013-03-11 16:23:40

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" NEEDHAM, Mass., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Aly Raisman encouraged 840 students at her alma mater, Pollard Middle School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" as ambassador for The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program. Though Raisman is best known for her leadership and success as captain of the US Gymnastics...

2013-03-08 16:22:08

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" SUN VALLEY, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) partnered with The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program to inspire 100 students at Sun Valley Middle School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking." "All parents want their kids to be on a healthy track to success," said Cardenas....

2013-03-05 14:01:02

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates — and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar. The study found that students who used religious practices such as praying and meditating as a coping mechanism reported less frequent alcohol use and less heavy drinking. Further, the parents of those students reported using religious or spiritual practices when facing...

A Look At Worldwide Alcohol Consumption
2013-03-04 18:58:09

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your University Online When examining the history of alcohol, we find it runs parallel to much of recorded human history. Throughout time, the use of alcohol has played an important role in religion and worship. Additionally, its use has provided nutrients and provided medicinal, antiseptic and analgesic properties. In early Egyptian culture, both beer and wine were deified and presented to their gods. Cellars and winepresses were represented by...

2013-03-01 23:01:09

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida-based facility with programs for drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. The center released an infographic containing shocking binge drinking facts. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Delray Recovery Center´s newly released binge drinking infographic serves several purposes. The first is to provide many shocking statistics and information regarding the practice so...

2013-02-28 23:00:21

Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven generates buzz on BuzzFeed.com as contributor Greg Beato hones in on characteristics that make Hangover Heaven a one-of-a-kind medical innovation fit for Sin City. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Located in Las Vegas, Hangover Heaven is the first medical practice to specialize in the study, prevention, and treatment of the common hangover. Dr. Jason Burke, a veteran anesthesiologist, launched the mobile business as a means to address an acute medical...

2013-02-28 12:27:47

ACTON and FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychemedics Corporation, (NASDAQ: PMD) and TruTouch Technologies, Inc. today announced that they have signed an agreement to market TruTouch's rapid optical alcohol detection and biometric test in the US. The workplace sobriety assurance solution utilizes an optical based, non-invasive near infra red sensor that quickly and accurately measures alcohol consumption. This is simply done by placing the index finger on the optical sensor...

Alcohol Use, Binge-Drinking Higher Than Previously Thought, Says UK Study
2013-02-27 10:29:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption in the UK may be much higher than previously thought, with as many as 75 percent of Britons drinking more than the recommended daily limit. And many of these people are likely consuming dangerous levels of alcohol, with the drinking habits of women easily matching those of men, according to researchers from University College London [UCL]. Publishing the findings of a new study in the European Journal of Public...

2013-02-18 23:01:00

Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers Women´s Binge Drinking Problem with Gender Specific Addiction Treatment Program (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Northbound Treatment Services, the Southern California based alcohol and drug addiction treatment center, is now offering gender specific addiction treatment solution to the women´s binge drinking problem sweeping the country. According to a recent report out of the Center for Disease Control, binge drinking among women and girls is an...