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2013-08-12 09:48:25

Previous research has shown that white, compared to black, adolescents have higher rates of alcohol use, and show more rapid increases in alcohol use.

Alcoholism Risk May Be Driven By Overactive Dopamine System
2013-08-11 04:44:39

Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

2013-08-08 23:21:14

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to both anemia and dementia.

2013-08-07 23:23:16

The U.S. Postal Service is considering delivering alcohol to raise more money for its struggling agency.

2013-08-02 23:17:39

A new 24-hour "dial-a-drink" service has just been approved by a council in England.

2013-07-31 23:26:46

As back-to-school approaches, one organization has compiled a list of safe ride programs across the country, in an effort to teach parents and their teens safe and convenient alternatives to drinking

2013-07-25 23:22:31

Hangover Heaven, the only licensed medical clinic in the world dedicated to the treatment of hangovers, has surpassed 10,000 hangovers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB)

2013-07-22 23:21:35

A drunk grandmother had her 10-year old grandson drive her and two others home.

2013-07-19 14:40:18

As a class, people who don't drink at all have a higher mortality risk than light drinkers.

2013-07-19 12:00:41

There has been a "worrying" increase in alcohol related deaths among young women in England and Scotland, since the middle of the last decade.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.