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Exercise May Shield Brain From Effects Of Alcohol
2013-04-17 12:18:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder shows that aerobic exercise may help to curb the negative effects that heavy drinking can have on the brain. "Engaging in regular aerobic exercise has been found to improve learning, memory, and self-control," said co-author Hollis C. Karoly, a graduate student at the university. "This seems to be particularly true among older adults who exercise regularly, which...

2013-04-14 23:01:40

Narconon Fresh Start's Director of Drug Education supports Alcohol Awareness Month by speaking about the importance of drug and alcohol prevention, during prom night and graduation seasons. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 April is Alcohol Awareness Month and this year's theme is, "Help for Today and Hope for Tomorrow" during the 27th annual sponsorship of Alcohol Awareness month by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). During this month, the NCADD...

2013-04-13 23:01:33

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “The 'eternal' problem with alcohol and its effects on our health!” (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog explaining the effects of alcohol on people´s health! The blog explains the risk to which people are exposed if they consume alcohol in excess. Nevertheless, moderate alcohol consumption is beneficial for health for many reasons: it increases...

Elderly May Be At Greater Risk Of Alcohol Impairment
2013-04-12 08:28:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Baylor University shows that the elderly might suffer a greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory caused by an acute dose of alcohol than young people might. The findings, published online in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research and presented this past June at the Research Society of Alcoholism conference, have profound significance for older people. The impact is widespread as our...

2013-04-10 10:51:50

One of the Crescent City's time-honored traditions — a steaming bowl of Yak-a-mein Soup, a.k.a., "Old Sober" – after a night of partying in the French Quarter actually does have a basis in scientific fact. That was the word today from an overview of the chemistry of hangovers, presented as part of the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Alyson E. Mitchell, Ph.D., said foods like Yak-a-mein –...

2013-04-04 23:02:37

Each spring break, millions of college students and teenagers escape to holiday locales and engage in wild parties fueled by binge drinking and other dangerous behaviors. Parents, teachers, and addiction treatment professionals are coming up with new and innovative was to prevent this problem through outreach and education opportunities. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Each spring break, millions of college students and teenagers escape to holiday locales and frequently engage in wild...

2013-04-03 23:00:54

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida treatment facility offering individualized plans for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders that include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. In its ongoing mission to help individuals as well as their families, the center is releasing a new guide on How to Talk to Your College Freshman about Binge Drinking. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 College and drinking have long been linked, and Delray Recovery Center´s new...

2013-04-02 23:01:38

The prescription-strength cough syrup has been linked to a number of fatalities and its growing popularity is cause for concern. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Rap superstar Lil Wayne, also known as Weezy, was reportedly recovering in Cedar's Sinai after experiencing multiple seizures, according to a recent report in the LA Times, following an unsuccessful attempt to quit drinking the popular Southern concoction known widely as “Purple Drank.” A combination of soda, Jolly...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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