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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,...

2013-03-13 23:03:16

A recovered alcoholic-addict has broken the mystical code that causes alcoholism, addiction and mental affliction. Astonishingly, he gives away this missing link to recovery free, through his new book, “Real Meditation for Real Alcoholics,” https://www.amazon.com/author/danny Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 According to one recovered alcoholic, there is an answer to chronic alcoholism and drug addiction that cannot be found in conventional treatment. The solution lies in...

2012-03-01 15:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com is looking for alcoholics for a new survey. The news has received positive comments from people on the site. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Downtoearthvideo.com is currently looking for a number of alcoholics to take part in a new survey they are conducting on the effects of drinking. The team on the site will be contacting people on the site´s mailing this week to talk further. Michael Cowell, one of the Directors on the site said that “we are always...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Recovery Now TV reports that a new study from The University of Copenhagen points to the fact that children of parents with drinking problems are at an increased risk for alcoholism treatment. Further, in females there is a higher rate of genetic association. Laguna Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 A recent study from The University of Copenhagen has indicated that when parents have alcohol use disorders, their children are more likely to inherit the same issue and need alcoholism treatment...

2011-01-28 13:08:58

Researcher Pagano Reports Findings in Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Says Other Chronically Ill Patients May Benefit Too Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and stay sober, a researcher from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports. In a review article published in the Volume 29 issue of Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Maria E. Pagano, PhD,...

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2009-12-10 11:15:00

It could be the tolerance they've built up over the years or the extra time on their hands, but older people with alcohol problems drink a lot more than younger adults with similar problems, according to a new study. Ohio State University researchers found that alcoholics older than 60 drink more than 40 drinks a week, while alcoholics 25 to 39 years old have 25 to 35 drinks a week. The study also found that older alcoholics binge drink about 19 times a month compared with younger alcoholics...

2009-05-26 13:48:50

A U.S. doctor says teens who report they drink others under the table may be at higher risk of alcoholism. Dr. Marc Schuckit of the Alcohol Research Center at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California, San Diego, says a low level of reaction to alcohol has been found to be a unique risk factor for alcohol use disorders across adulthood and not simply a reflection of a broader range of risk factors. Schuckit, the corresponding author of a study,...

2009-04-24 15:04:43

Teens who have a strong relationship with parents may start drinking later, lessening their risk of developing alcohol problems, Swiss researchers said. Lead author Dr. Emmanuel Kuntsche of the Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems in Lausanne, Switzerland, said past studies suggested that the age at which teens start drinking is a key factor in whether they eventually develop alcohol-related problems, such as fights, having academic or work problems. Kuntsche and...

2006-01-24 16:20:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although genetic and environmental factors are key in the risk of developing alcoholism, the roots of problem drinking seem to be different for women and men, according to the findings from four studies of families affected by alcoholism. For both sexes, problems with aggressive behavior in childhood -- including conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder -- signaled a heightened risk of alcoholism. However, for women, childhood stress in general appeared...

2005-07-22 20:13:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An alcoholic's desire to quit drinking, rather than the effects of therapy, may be what determines success, according to a new report. The report, based on a reanalysis of a major study of three approaches to alcoholism, concludes that none of the strategies is particularly effective if the patient is not motivated to quit. However, the researchers caution, that doesn't mean alcoholism treatment should be abandoned. "We are not suggesting that alcoholism...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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