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2009-10-09 13:36:43

Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health studied the drinking habits of 9833 15-16 year olds in the North West of England, finding that excessively low cost alcohol products and illicit purchase are strongly related to harmful underage drinking.

2009-09-11 16:35:33

A prevention program called Communities That Care substantially lowered levels of alcohol and smokeless tobacco use among adolescents, its U.S. creators say.

2009-07-28 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released 2009 Liquor Handbook, total distilled spirits consumption rose 2.1 percent in 2008 to 185.6 million 9-liter cases.

2009-07-24 16:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on House passage of the appropriations bill to fund the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies.

2009-07-24 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the U.S.

2009-07-23 06:50:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada has many vices, including coffee and donuts at Tim Horton's and hockey, but OxyContin (http://narconon.ca/oxycontin.htm) has become a problem.

2009-07-16 14:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for Prevention today urged chairmen of the three congressional committees crafting the House version of a health care reform bill to raise the federal excise tax on alcoholic beverages and apply those revenues to a special fund to finance prevention and wellness initiatives."Higher alcohol excise taxes are an important tool in reducing the public health toll of alcohol abuse, while also providing a viable and appropriate source of...

2009-07-08 09:03:30

Self-checkout lanes in U.S.

2009-07-06 23:48:57

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2009-06-12 17:57:01

Children whose parents didn't permit them to drink underage were significantly less likely to drink heavily in college, U.S.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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