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2014-05-05 11:41:38

Higher rates of binge drinking by lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers may be due to chronic stress caused by difficult social situations.

2014-05-05 10:33:42

Consumption of alcohol has long been associated with an increased risk of advanced liver fibrosis, but a new study published online in Clinical Infectious Diseases from researchers at Penn Medicine and other institutions shows that association is drastically heightened in people co-infected with both HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

2014-04-29 08:34:14

National Runaway Safeline's New Study Finds a Connection Between Family Characteristics and Adolescent Runaway Behavior CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many family characteristics

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.

2014-04-09 23:28:45

Underage drinking, binge drinking and alcohol dependence have a big impact on families and communities.

2014-04-09 09:56:02

Now a new study is providing insights into why alcohol has such a negative effect on wound healing.

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults.

Brain Region Responsible For Resisting Alcohol's Allure
2014-04-04 08:00:27

University of Utah neuroscientists finds the lateral habenula controls sensitivity to the negative effects of drinking alcohol

2014-04-02 12:20:45

New MADD Texas survey highlights disconnect between teens and parents on the issue of alcohol AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of Texas teens and parents underscored

2014-03-28 23:27:33

With the vast majority of the rich shunning treatment and dropping out of AA in large numbers, the Last Call Program has expanded programs for clients who place value on anonymity, treatment outside


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.