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2005-06-15 07:06:25

Heavy 'hazardous' drinking and drug use are associated with several serious health problems such as injuries, hypertension, pneumonia, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, anxiety disorders and major psychoses, according to a new U.S. study.

2005-06-14 23:23:18

'Hazardous' drinking and drug use are much less severe but much more common than dependence.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.