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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...

2013-12-03 23:31:47

Officials warn that the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is “especially dangerous” because of drunk drivers. This year, a powerful virtual training simulation by SIMmersion, developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), will help doctors reach out to patients before their risky drinking makes the holidays tragic. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Whether it’s beer...

2013-12-02 12:20:32

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 2, 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/20131202/PH24425-INFO ) 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 traffic...

2013-09-19 23:00:23

Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State University, has received a two-year, $390,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of alcohol marketing and early alcohol use among African youth acquiring HIV. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. Monica Swahn, professor in the School of Public Health and associate vice president for research at Georgia State...

2013-09-03 08:29:34

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 3, 2013 As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath--vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/PH72218-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the National Institute on...

2013-08-26 08:28:53

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath--vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68786-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the...

2013-08-19 08:29:05

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath -- vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/PH58114-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the...

2013-06-05 08:29:47

Remote alcohol monitoring helps parents feel more secure about their investment in their child's college education CYPRESS, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SOBERLINK, Inc., a technology company based in Southern California, has developed a discreet, wireless breathalyzer for secure remote alcohol monitoring that is currently being sought after by parents of college-aged students. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, binge drinking is the most common form...

2012-12-10 12:20:19

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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/20101216/PH18822 ) 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...

2012-08-13 06:24:46

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath-vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/PH56025-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the National Institute...