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Alcohol Can Lead To Unsafe Sex
2011-12-12 05:33:26

A new study has found that alcohol consumption directly impacts a person's intention to have unsafe sex. In other words, the more you drink, the stronger becomes your intention to engage in unsafe sex. Unsafe sex is the most important pathway to HIV infection, and it is a main risk factor for the global burden of disease. Despite this knowledge, and substantial efforts to prevent unsafe sex, HIV incidence in most high income countries (such as the US or the UK) has not changed over the...

2011-09-15 11:37:43

People who drink heavily may increase their risk of dying in house fires that should otherwise have been escapable, a new study suggests. The findings, reported in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, highlight one of the less-recognized dangers of downing too much alcohol -- especially in combination with smoking. Looking at coroners' records for 95 fire victims, Australian researchers found that 58% had positive results on blood alcohol tests, often with...

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. In total, 84,601 individuals, aged 46-84 years, were followed for a median of 10 years, of whom 513 developed acute pancreatitis. There was a dose"“response association between the amount of...

2011-08-04 14:49:00

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconosys, Inc., the company that developed SMS Replier(TM) and DriveReply,(TM) --the Smartphone safety app that combats the growing social epidemic of distracted driving -- announced today that the TextKills(TM) Tour will make its next stop at the Nike Basketball 3on3 event at L.A. Live on August 6th and 7th. Iconosys is an official festival partner of the event, and Iconosys CEO Wayne Irving II will be on hand to educate attendees about...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.