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2012-10-05 23:03:18

Teen drinking and driving statistics are headed in the right direction Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey among teens and discovered a victory in the fight against drinking and driving and teens. The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted among high school students 16 years and older shows that drinking and driving among teens has decreased 54% in the past 11 years. Although teen drinking and driving has...

2012-09-22 23:01:41

Abstinence from alcohol has tremendous benefits (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 New research suggests that osteoporosis in alcoholics may be reversed simply by abstaining from alcohol. The study, to be published in the December 2012 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, suggests that in as little as eight weeks abstinence from alcohol could increase bone mineral density. “There are so many negative physical effects from the abuse of alcohol, with the potential for...

2012-09-16 23:03:42

Intracerebral hemorrhage risk increased by heavy alcohol consumption (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Recently published research shows that excessive alcohol consumption increases risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Researchers in France studied previous alcohol consumption patterns of patients who had previously been treated for intracerebral hemorrhages. They discovered that nearly twenty-five percent of those who had suffered this type of hemorrhage were heavy alcohol users, average age of 60....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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