Latest Howard B. Moss Stories

2012-01-16 21:23:38

    A new study compares rates of alcohol use disorders (AUDs), nicotine dependence (ND), and mood and anxiety disorders in the United States and South Korea.     Results indicate that while AUDs are substantially more common among Americans than South Koreans, alcohol-dependent Americans are significantly more likely to seek treatment. Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide, according...

2009-05-12 11:33:21

Market or audience segmentation is widely used in social-marketing efforts to reach certain populations. New research has used this tool to identify 10 audience segments most likely to engage in high-risk drinking. "Cyber Millenials" "“ tech-savvy singles and couples living in fashionable neighborhoods on the urban fringe "“ are most likely to engage in high-risk drinking. "Audience segmentation" refers to categorizing people by their behaviors, attitudes, opinions, or...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
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