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2014-06-27 12:33:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While alcohol-related deaths are commonly viewed in the context of drunk driving, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at alcohol-related deaths of any kind and discovered that 1 in 10 deaths of working-age Americans can be attributed to alcohol. The study found that from 2006 to 2010, alcohol abuse could be linked to around 88,000 deaths of Americans. These causes of death included long-term...

2014-06-24 10:26:54

The University of Sheffield Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers. A pioneering study, led by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) with business experts from the University of East Anglia and Loughborough University and funded by the Medical Research Council, discovered...

2014-06-17 12:28:25

BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also decreases inhibitions--which can lead to tragic consequences on the water, on the road, and in the great outdoors. In...

2014-06-13 23:02:04

According to reports, during summer months there is an increase in drug and alcohol use; especially with teens. To help combat this, Narconon Freedom Center is issuing new tips to keep kids drug free during summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Summer can be the best time of year for teens. Whether it’s taking some time off between the busy years of high school or the last stretch of time spent at home before heading off to college, young people can have some of the best times...

Personal Breathalyzer Paints Troubling Picture Of Drinking Trends
2014-06-11 15:46:24

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online It has been said of the second largest and second most populous state in the Union that everything is bigger in Texas. Nowhere is this more true than in the state's capital dome (which reaches higher into the air than the capital dome in Washington, DC), its cowboy hats and, regretfully, in its drunk driving deaths. Statistics for the year 2012 for this grim figure, released seven months ago, show that a staggering 1,296...

2014-06-11 09:40:33

American University It's no secret that combat experiences are highly stressful and can contribute to instances of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among soldiers post-deployment. It also comes as no surprise that many soldiers afflicted with these conditions abuse alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate. But new research coauthored by Cristel Russell, an associate professor of marketing with American University's Kogod School of Business, and researchers with the Walter...

2014-06-11 08:31:21

Creator of first smartphone breathalyzer debuts BACtrack® Consumption Report; Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) insights driven by over 100,000 data points SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, consumer Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) data is available, providing insight into alcohol consumption patterns around the nation thanks to BACtrack®, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers. The data was collected anonymously from users of BACtrack Mobile....

2014-06-05 14:34:24

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Even before conception, a son's vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically drinks to excess, according to a new animal study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings, published online Wednesday in PLOS ONE, show male mice that were chronically exposed to alcohol before breeding had male offspring that were less likely to consume alcohol and were more sensitive to its...

2014-06-03 23:12:31

Highway safety can be improved by using new research that screens for psychoactive drugs and alcohol use. This book presents an epidemiological study of road users’ consumption of psychoactive substances in Nigeria and also examines the use of driving simulators that evaluate skills impairment after drinking alcoholic beverages. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Portable electronic digital screening devices such as “Oral Screen” along with other screening devices were used to establish the...

2014-05-30 23:16:17

Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven and Hangover Research Institute expand staff to meet demands of approaching summer season. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Dr. Jason Burke's Hangover Heaven and Hangover Research Institute (HRI) are expanding staff to address the demands of the approaching summer season. Those demands include increased hangover treatment reservations and preparing for the next nonprofit funding cycle. Located in Las Vegas, Hangover Heaven and HRI were founded by veteran...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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