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Alcohol Price Increases Drops Mortality Rate
2013-02-08 12:16:00

According to new data released this week, a drop in alcohol-related deaths was seen in Canada after the minimum alcohol price was increased.

Drunk Birds Have A Long Way To Fall
2012-11-04 06:57:50

A dozen dead blackbirds, discovered last summer by officials in northwestern England who feared they had been abused, had actually sustained their fatal injuries after getting drunk on fermented berries.

Beer Consumed Faster From Curved Containers
2012-09-01 07:55:15

How quickly a person drinks beer depends upon the shape of the glass the alcoholic beverage is contained in, researchers from the University of Bristol claim as part of a new study.

Microneedles May Aid In Eye-Related Illnesses
2012-07-24 13:39:03

Needles are used by acupuncturists for therapeutic purposes, and new research shows that a specially developed needle can help treat illnesses related to the eye. The microneedles could be used to treat diseases like macular degeneration that hurts tissues in the back of the eyes.

2012-07-21 23:01:52

In 2012, the fastest growing trend in Oklahoma is abuse of prescription drugs, not the ones most people are used to but the right rehab program can handle either one. Canadian,

Medicaid Fraud Bust Goes Down In New York
2012-07-18 08:19:46

A group of individuals was recently busted in New York for a drug fraud scheme related to Medicaid prescriptions. Approximately 48 people have been charged for being involved in the fraud ring.

Dentist Exposed Thousands To Possible HIV Infection
2012-07-15 09:20:18

An ongoing malpractice investigation centering on a Denver, Colorado oral surgeon has uncovered evidence that he reused syringes and needles, potentially putting thousands of patients at risk of contracting hepatitis or the HIV virus.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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