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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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