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2010-08-31 16:04:08

Despite medical research that indicates Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite, reduces needle-sharing and overdose deaths, the facility's fate is uncertain.

2010-07-22 13:05:35

Against the backdrop of some of the globe's fastest growing HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a report launched today at the XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna makes the case for a new model for scaling up treatment and prevention of HIV amongst Injecting Drug Users (IDUs).

2010-07-14 13:06:03

Strict laws on the criminalisation of drug use and drug users are fuelling the spread of HIV and other serious harms associated with the criminal market and should be reviewed.

2010-07-01 09:00:00

MOUNDS VIEW, Minn., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent results from alcohol compliance checks conducted in 19 communities throughout Minnesota show that 90 percent of alcohol retailers refused a sale to someone under the age of 21. Out of 549 checks completed, 495 retailers passed.

2010-06-02 20:24:39

Cancer-related fatigue is often a major problem for cancer patients, beginning at diagnosis, during treatment and after completing therapy.

2010-03-23 08:42:05

Both legitimate brewers and distillers - and authorities on the track of illicit alcohol from home stills - will soon have a helping hand.

2010-03-18 13:30:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released Handbook Advance 2010, the bleak economy influenced the success of each segment of the beverage alcohol business in 2009.

2010-03-02 08:27:00

HOUSTON and PENSACOLA, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc.

2010-02-16 17:34:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Friday 19th February 2010 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm; doors open 6.30 pm WHERE: Japanese Language Hall 487 Alexander Street @ Jackson Street Vancouver SPEAKERS: --DR.

2010-02-08 08:00:00

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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