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Extreme Binge Drinking Still A Favorite Pastime For High School Seniors
2013-09-17 09:45:25

[ Watch the Video: Rampant Binge Drinking Among High School Teens ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though binge drinking is common amongst high school students, a new study shows “extreme” binge drinking -- 10 or more drinks in a session -- remains a favorite pastime. It is now estimated nearly 10 percent of high school seniors are spending their year before college by extreme binge drinking once every two weeks. The number of binge drinkers has declined...

2013-09-16 23:21:48

Interscan Corporation, a leading manufacturer of toxic gas detection systems, is pleased to announce that its popular Gas Detection Knowledge Base has surpassed 400,000 visits. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 In light of ever more stringent regulations covering environmental and workplace exposure to airborne toxic compounds, Interscan has responded with rugged and reliable products. But, that's only one part of the solution. The company also offers its applications...

2013-09-15 23:01:53

Acidity Regulators Market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global food acidity regulators market, which is witnessing steady growth in diverse applications such as beverages, confectionary items, bakery items, processed foods, sauces, dressings, condiments, and so on. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/food-acidulants-market-1072.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 The report "Acidity Regulators Market by Type (Acetic Acid, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid,...

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

2013-09-13 23:20:40

A man who confessed online that he killed a man while driving drunk has been charged for the death. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 CBS News Affiliate WBNS reports (9/9) in their news story, Matthew Cordle Update: Ohio man charged with vehicular homicide after posting online video confessing to driving drunk,...

2013-09-13 11:00:45

-Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. -New research compares individuals' perceived dangerousness of driving after drinking while intoxicated with those perceptions while sober. -Results show that sober knowledge does not necessarily translate into responsible judgment while intoxicated. Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Prior research has shown that...

2013-09-13 10:20:08

-While hangovers may be a source of humor, their effects can be debilitating, costly, and even dangerous. -A new study of hangovers across the lifespan has found that the tendency to experience hangovers decreases as age increases. -Study authors speculate that older adults who binge drink do so to a lesser intensity than younger adults. Many people are familiar with the uncomfortable morning-after symptoms of excessive drinking, commonly known as a hangover. While it is a common...

Control Annoying Pests With A Scoop Of Grapefruit
2013-09-11 15:10:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Grapefruit may be the key in a new battle against mosquitoes, ticks, head lice and bedbugs, according to research presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Scientists say the citrus flavor and aroma of grapefruit may find a new use in battling the pests due to less expensive ways of making the ingredient, nootkatone. This ingredient previously had to be harvested from tons of grapefruit,...

Chemical Compound Could Mask Human Smells From Mosquitoes
2013-09-10 10:01:54

[ Watch the Video: Masking Our Scent So We Don’t Get Bit ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mosquitoes are arguably the most dangerous insects on Earth, but researchers from the USDA’s Mosquito and Fly Unit in Gainesville, Florida are currently working on a new form of protection against the blood-sucking, disease-carrying pests. In research presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, research chemist Dr....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'