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2014-04-18 23:06:58

About half of under-age Americans have used alcohol and the average child has their first alcoholic beverage at age 11. About 2 million people ages 12-19 are considered heavy drinkers, and 4.4 million are binge drinkers, which is why Avantcare Foundation and Last Call Program Announce “HORSEPLAY”, an Equine assisted program for at-risk children. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Avantcare Foundation announces community-based Horseplay Programs for at-risk children. Carol Brawley,...

2014-04-09 23:28:45

Underage drinking, binge drinking and alcohol dependence have a big impact on families and communities. Help raise awareness about these alcohol-related problems with educational brochures from Journeyworks Publishing. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alcohol Awareness Month, an annual event sponsored by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, aims to focus attention on the impact of alcohol and alcohol-related problems on families and communities. Journeyworks...

2014-04-09 10:05:44

-Energy drinks (EDs) have become increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults during recent years. -A new study has examined their use among Italian adolescents. -Findings indicate a strong need for comprehensive educational programs focusing on the potential health effects of energy drinks alone, and in combination with alcohol. Energy drinks (EDs) are marketed as having the ability to improve energy, alertness, concentration, and athletic performance. These beverages have...

2014-04-09 09:56:02

People who are injured while binge drinking are much slower to heal from wounds suffered in car accidents, shootings, fires, etc. Now a new study is providing insights into why alcohol has such a negative effect on wound healing. Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers report that binge alcohol exposure significantly reduced levels of key components of the immune system involved in healing. The study by senior author Katherine A. Radek, PhD, and colleagues from...

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, was based on a national survey of over 2,500 respondents. It found that individuals between 15 and 23 years old who could identify references to...

2014-04-08 23:33:05

Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven honors Las Vegas Strip personnel on Manic Monday. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven will celebrate Las Vegas Strip personnel on Manic Monday by serving up discounted hangover cure packages, Myers' Cocktails and Super B Complex shots from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Manic Monday will be held at the Hangover Heaven clinic and is slated to begin April 14, 2014. VIP hosts, butlers, valet staff, and other members of the...

2014-04-07 23:00:49

Throughout the month of April, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead is actively promoting Alcohol Awareness Month through a series of educational articles their website and community relations activities. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Started in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the month has been used to help raise awareness for the dangers of alcoholism. The awareness month is recognized in April because it’s the start of prom...

2014-04-06 23:02:31

Addiction Treatment Center Marks Alcohol Awareness Month Canaan, CT (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center joins in the national campaign to raise awareness about alcoholism and its impact on young people, families and communities in Connecticut. The theme for this year is “Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow.” “Alcohol is so prevalent in our society – present at some of the most celebratory moments of our...

2014-04-04 23:25:00

The No Red Face Formula is a new program that provides people with techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat alcohol flushing permanently. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The No Red Face Formula is a new program that provides people with techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat their alcohol flushing. With the program, people will discover secrets on how to drink...

Brain Region Responsible For Resisting Alcohol's Allure
2014-04-04 08:00:27

University of Utah Health Sciences University of Utah neuroscientists finds the lateral habenula controls sensitivity to the negative effects of drinking alcohol As recovering spring breakers are regretting binge drinking escapades, it may be hard for them to appreciate that there is a positive side to the nausea, sleepiness, and stumbling. University of Utah neuroscientists report that when a region of the brain called the lateral habenula is chronically inactivated in rats, they...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.