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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...

2013-03-29 23:02:41

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, an observance put on by the NCAAD (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) that promotes knowledge and education regarding all aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. National Alcohol Awareness Month is in its 27th official year, with the slogan for 2013 being: “Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.” Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, an observance put on by the NCAAD (National Council...

2013-03-28 23:01:03

Florida´s Delray Recovery Center is a treatment facility that offers personalized programs to overcome alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders. The center has seen first-hand what alcohol abuse can do to an individual and is releasing a new infographic on the dangers of abusing alcohol to help others understand how hazardous a substance it can be. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Florida´s Delray Recovery Center is a treatment facility that...

2013-03-21 23:03:27

Florida´s Delray Recovery Center is a treatment facility that offers personalized programs for alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. Alcohol addiction continues to be one of the most common issues treated at the facility, and the center introduced an easy-to-read alcohol addiction infographic that outlines its impact in the U.S. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Half of the high school seniors in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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