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2011-08-16 12:20:37

Excessive drinking and an unbalanced diet are two preventable contributors to health problems in the developed world.

2011-08-11 21:53:29

A study on the effect of different alcoholic beverages and drinking behaviour on the risk of acute pancreatitis was conducted, using the Swedish Mammography Cohort and Cohort of Swedish Men, to study the association between consumption of spirits, wine and beer and the risk of acute pancreatitis.

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2011-08-02 10:30:00

According to a US government report, more than half of Americans over the age of 12 drink alcohol, with a quarter of them binge-drinking within the last month.

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2011-07-24 05:45:00

More than one-fifth of all Americans are binge drinkers, regularly consuming more than five alcoholic beverages a day.

2011-07-19 12:39:44

A nationwide study confirms that binge drinking has reached epidemic proportions in China and argues that efforts to tackle the problem must address the country's unique drinking culture.

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2011-07-17 06:00:00

Teenage girls may be more vulnerable to the long term effects of binge drinking than their male counterparts.

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2011-07-05 09:32:33

A study by University of Washington psychologists shows some people continue to drink heavily because of perceived positive effects, despite experiencing negative effects such as hangovers, fights and regrettable sexual situations.

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2011-06-28 12:29:15

A new University of Cincinnati study, the first of its kind nationally, is showing how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain that’s still under development at this age.

2011-06-14 13:27:29

Although a class schedule with later start times allows colleges students to get more sleep, it also gives them more time to stay out drinking at night.

2011-06-13 15:48:24

Administrative information can be useful for surveillance and understanding of alcohol-related harm in young people.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.