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Designated Drivers Not Always Sober
2013-06-10 15:16:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online About 35 percent of designated drivers leave the bar with some alcohol in their bloodstream, according to a new study from the University of Florida. Of those found drinking in the study, about half had blood alcohol content (BAC) level above .05 — the threshold recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in May. "If you look at how people choose their designated drivers, oftentimes they're chosen by who is...

2013-06-04 23:16:21

AlcoholRehabCentersInFlorida.net website recently launched to help those struggling with alcoholism get a fighting chance at recovery. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 A spokesperson for Alcohol Rehab Centers in Florida has announced that their centers will now provide customized solutions to the alcohol addiction or other alcohol related issues of the people in the state. “There comes a time when prevention is no longer an option for the person who has already developed a...

2013-06-04 23:14:58

The Holistic Addiction Network recently launched the website AddictionRehabilitationCenter.net with an aim at helping addicts across the United States come to terms with their addiction and start the recovery process. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Countless community and state organizations work with schools and employers to reduce the number of individuals who develop a substance abuse dependency; however, and unfortunately, there are still almost daily reports of altercations or crime...

2013-06-03 23:15:20

AlcoholCenter.com is now offering alcohol addiction treatment nationwide to help people get over their addiction. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 A rehabilitation center for alcohol, AlcoholCenter.com has historically offered its services to individuals in a number of regions across the United States. However, the center´s sources announce that it is now equipped to provide services to individuals in all 50 states. The Alcohol Center has become one of the most reliable providers in...

2013-06-02 23:02:41

The website AlcoholAbuseSymptoms.net recently launched to help people struggling with alcohol addiction find the right rehabilitation center for their needs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 AlcoholAbuseSymptoms.net has emerged as one of the most reliable service providers to the people who want — and need — to get help quickly, with a 24 hour hotline. However, the company´s Alcohol Abuse Symptoms website offers more than simply an 800-number. Upon visiting the site,...

2013-05-31 23:14:20

Water Educator Sharon Kleyne Reports on Obtaining the Greatest Health Benefit from Drinking Water. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Water Educator Sharon Kleyne, in a recent interview, reported on a series of “tips” to make sure that people's daily drinking water consumption is fully absorbed and utilized. Everyone knows that drinking an adequate amount of water each day is important to health. But not everyone is aware that how they drink their daily water substantially...

2013-05-29 23:00:11

italydesign.com announces the launch of their CloudM Stool with MissoniHome fabrics. Emeryville, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 italydesign.com, located in the San Francisco bay area, is one of the country´s leading resources for Modern Luxury Design Furniture offering Italy´s most prestigious brands. italydesign.com has just launched their new Cloud/ M Stool with MissoniHome fabrics. Their most comfortable and bestselling Cloud stool is now available with MissoniHome...

2013-05-28 23:25:18

Leading teen wilderness program offers tips to recognize potential signs of alcohol use. Lake Toxaway, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Trails Carolina, a therapeutic wilderness program for struggling teens, joins the efforts to alleviate the stigma around seeking help and treatment for alcohol-related problems. As a primary intervention program for teenagers facing a myriad of issues, Trails Carolina regularly witnesses firsthand the damaging effects of alcohol abuse among teens and their...

2013-05-28 15:37:43

Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found that current constraints on advertising for alcohol products in movies that adolescents watch are not effective. The study, "Trends in Tobacco and Alcohol Brand Placements in Popular US movies, 1996 through 2009,"was published online in the May 27, 2013 JAMA Pediatrics. Studies have shown that movies influence smoking and drinking during adolescence: A 2012 Surgeon General's report noted a causal relationship between the...

2013-05-24 23:21:55

Launched by SAMHSA to Recognize National Prevention Week Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “Talk. They Hear You.” a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking, was launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The kickoff occurred in conjunction with SAMHSA´s 2013 National Prevention Week–an annual...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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