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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...

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...

2013-02-14 23:04:34

Saint Jude Retreats announces ways to remain sober on a first date this Valentine's Day. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Saint Jude Retreats would like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day, as well as provide tips on how to enjoy a first date without alcohol. According to an article on paramuspost.com an online dating service called, WhatsYourPrice.com reveals that first dates on Valentine's Day is a new trend. In fact the companies 2013 data has shown over 27,733 New Yorkers in...

2013-02-13 17:54:01

Practices should ask patients questions on initial and subsequent visits By relying on hunches rather than posing a few screening questions, primary care clinicians may be missing three-fourths of the alcohol problems in their patients, a newly released analysis shows. "It's often off the radar – people come in for hypertension and are not asked how much they drink," said study co-author Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of UT Medicine San Antonio. Primary care...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.