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2012-05-04 06:22:44

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- Tequila: check. Limes: check. Sombrero: check. As you gear up for this weekend's epic Cinco de Mayo celebration, make Hangover Joe's The Hangover Recovery Shot part of your must-have ingredients list for a fun-filled, guilt-free fiesta. Whether your celebration calls for the traditional pitcher (or two) of margaritas or a date with The Most Interesting Man in the World, The Hangover Recovery Shot is the quickest and most effective way to...

'Hangover Heaven' Curb-Side Business Started In Las Vegas
2012-04-11 06:51:23

The Las Vegas Review Journal reported on April 8 that one doctor has created a new business venture to "cure" a hangover. The doctor's new business is mobile, giving customers curb-side service by heading to someone's room at a hotel and giving them an IV for a variety of prices. Hangover Heaven's website states that the designated pickup areas are at the Hard Rock Hotel, Paris, Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan.  The buses are equipped with two lounge areas and six bunk beds. "Once...

2012-03-26 22:20:33

CHICAGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage adults to reflect upon their own drinking habits during April's Alcohol Awareness Month, Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment checked in with American adults about their alcohol consumption. According to Gateway Foundation's 2012 American Alcohol Consumption Study conducted online in February among 2,265 adults ages 21 and over by Harris Interactive, drinking in America appears to be more of the rule rather than...

2012-03-06 15:00:00

Brode is creating buzz by bringing a new level of sophistication, convenience and flair to the staid and hokey arena of hangover products. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Hot on the heels of launching its e-commerce website and beginning retail trials, Brode was recently listed in the new book “Coolest Startups in America” by author Doreen Bloch, earning a spot alongside such prominent companies as Square, Wolfram Alpha, Rent-the-runway, and Turntable.fm. “Obviously,...

2012-01-31 07:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iX Mixer, the hangover prevention mixer chock full of electrolytes, is declaring the Monday after the Professional Football Championship to be National Hangover Awareness Day. According to a recent MSNBC story, the Monday after the final professional football game is the biggest national sick day of the year, with an average of five percent of the working population calling in sick. In anticipation of the big game weekend, iX Mixer is...

2012-01-05 15:49:40

FINDINGS: UCLA researchers have identified how a component of an ancient Chinese herbal anti-hangover medicine called dihydromyricetin, isolated from the plant Hovenia, counteracts acute alcohol intoxication and withdrawal symptoms. The research team found that dihydromyricetin blocks the action of alcohol on the brain and neurons and also reduces voluntary alcohol consumption, with no major side effects, in an early study with rats. Specifically, dihydromyricetin inhibited alcohol's...

2011-12-19 09:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19, 2011 /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/20111219/PH24175 ) Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year's, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related crashes than during comparable periods the rest of the year. And 40 percent of...

2011-12-05 09:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 5, 2011 /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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111205/PH16482</font> ) Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year's, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related crashes than during comparable periods...

2011-11-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bytox, Inc., creator of the specially-formulated hangover remedy patch, today announced the launch of its first Facebook promotional contest. From Wednesday, November 2 to Monday, January 23, Bytox patch consumers will have the opportunity to "like" Bytox on its Facebook fan page and be entered for a chance to win an iPad 2 and iPhone 4S combination pack. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/NY99125 ) The Bytox patch is comprised...

2011-10-16 21:42:10

-A new study has investigated the linkages between alcohol consumption and hospitalized injury. -Heavy drinkers face higher injury risks than most people when sober; conversely, their injury risk rises less when alcohol positive. -Moderate drinkers who occasionally drink to excess suffer more injuries than heavy drinkers per alcohol-positive hour. Researchers know that alcohol impairs coordination and the ability to perceive and respond to hazards, and that hangovers impair...