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Binge Drinking During The Weekend Damages DNA Of Healthy, Young Adults
2014-01-01 05:13:14

[ Watch the Video: Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Weekend alcohol consumption can negatively affect the DNA of young, healthy adults, according to new research published in the journal Alcohol. Study author Adela Rendón said these damaging effects have never before been documented among young, healthy individuals because previous research has mainly focused on people who had consumed alcohol in an addictive...

2013-12-31 23:25:48

New Year’s Eve presents extra challenges for those in recovery from addiction. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 In his 20 years as a mental health and addiction expert, Ben Brafman has seen the challenges that New Year’s Eve can bring for clients in recovery. As the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, Brafman is experienced in helping people recovering from addiction get through the holiday season with...

2013-12-31 23:22:57

Success with your New Year's resolution doesn't depend on will power -- research shows that planning, setting realistic goals, getting support, and incorporating evidence-based change techniques spell the difference between success and failure. The HAMS alcohol harm reduction program offers all of the above. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 This New Year, millions of people will make resolutions to change their drinking habits, quit smoking, eat less, etc., but research by...

2013-12-30 23:22:17

The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? “Despite the fact...

2013-12-30 15:59:40

Study utilizing animal model is published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology Recent data shows that more than 500,000 women in the U.S. report drinking during pregnancy, with about 20 percent of this population admitting to binge drinking. Even one episode of heavy drinking can lead to the collection of birth defects known as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Along with growth retardation, head and face abnormalities, and neurological problems, FAS also...

2013-12-28 23:01:20

Drug and alcohol center issues public warning of signs of addiction as New Year's Eve approaches. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place is preparing for the expected spike in patient admissions that occurs this time every year and warns the public to be aware of the emergence of an addictive disorder. The holidays can be a time of stress and celebration but as parties fill the calendar, people often find themselves indulging far more than...

2013-12-23 23:00:12

How To Give Up Alcohol designed by Rahul Nag is the latest program that covers safe and natural remedies to deal with alcohol cravings. Is How To Give Up Alcohol review trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 How To Give Up Alcohol is the latest program that reveals to people the fastest and easiest way to quit drinking and get their life back on track. This program is designed by Rahul Nag, a health consultant and medical researcher who has over 40 years of experience in the...

2013-12-23 12:20:18

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some holiday predictions are, tragically, very predictable. For example, more people are likely to die in alcohol-related traffic crashes during the holidays than at other times of the year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131223/PH37336-INFO ) Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year's, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related...

2013-12-18 23:29:43

People desiring to get relief from alcohol addiction have a choice through a new alcohol rehab center. Call (855) 912-7867 for a free appointment with Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Wichita, KS (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A Wichita alcohol rehab has announced that a new video has been launched describing new services and treatment options available for alcohol addiction help through Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers in Wichita and surrounding towns. Alcoholism touches an...

2013-12-18 23:01:10

A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades – particularly among the youngest teens. America’s brewers and beer importers lauded the findings of the University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study as the result of greater awareness, partnership and outreach by industry,...