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Study Finds One Drink May Be One Too Many For Older Drivers
2014-03-07 14:03:21

[ Watch The Video: Older Drivers Can’t Handle Their Alcohol ] Morgan Sherburne, University of Florida You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you can’t party like you used to. Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate...

2014-03-04 13:20:27

-Studies examining the potential health benefits of moderate drinking generally focus on average levels of drinking rather than drinking patterns. -A new study shows that, among older moderate drinkers, those who binge drink have a significantly greater mortality risk than regular moderate drinkers. Numerous studies have highlighted the purported association between moderate drinking and reduced mortality. However, these analyses have focused overwhelmingly on average consumption, a...

2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-03-04 13:14:43

-Many people believe that hangovers can either delay subsequent drinking due to pain and discomfort, or hasten drinking to relieve hangover symptoms. -A new study investigates if a hangover that follows a drinking episode can influence the time to next drink. -Results indicate that hangovers appear to have a very modest effect on subsequent drinking. Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking...

2014-03-03 23:26:44

Hangover Lab™ is one of only a select few companies to offer a duel remedy in the form of two pills (Restore and Renew), that naturally provide relief from symptoms of the occasional over indulgence. Restore and Renew contain an array of vitamins and minerals that naturally and effectively work together to rid the body of the traditional symptoms that are often associated with hangovers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Hangover Lab™, based in Portland, ME, announced today that...

2014-02-26 23:20:37

Data looks at multiple race/ethnicity categories and covers a wide spectrum of socio-demographic characteristics. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new study out of Loma Linda University (LLU) provides binge drinking population estimates for California adults by gender and detailed race/ethnicity categories. The study was published online on Feb. 12, 2014 in “The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.” Other research has shown that more than half of all alcohol consumed...

2014-02-24 23:28:01

The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” article on the site Vkool.com covers causes and tips on how to prevent a hangover. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” report on the site Vkool.com delivers to people useful tips on how to prevent a hangover naturally. This writing is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the report, people will discover main causes of a hangover, such as dehydration, gastrointestinal disturbances, low...

legal drinking age laws
2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

2014-02-21 12:28:09

Courts using high-tech breath testers to keep tabs on first-time, low-level drunk drivers DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brother may be coming to a court near you in the form of a new alcohol testing system that combines traditional breath testing with government-grade facial mapping. The technology is being used for long-term, unsupervised alcohol testing of first-time and low-level drunk drivers. SCRAM Remote Breath(TM) is a portable, handheld device that can require a...

2014-02-20 23:27:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s potential or established drinking problem. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation is highlighting some common signs of alcohol poisoning that should be mandatory reading for everyone concerned about their own, a friend’s, or a loved one’s...


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.