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2010-07-21 14:49:14

    * Drinking trends for Whites tend to dominate views of overall drinking trends for the United States.    * Yet Blacks and Hispanics often face specific challenges related to alcohol.    * A new study has found a rise in the proportion of drinkers for all three ethnic groups. Given that Whites are the majority population in the United States, drinking trends for this group tend to determine overall trends in drinking for the country and...

2008-04-03 09:00:00

U study: Malt liquor heavily promoted in black neighborhoods -- University of Minnesota researchers hope new data about the accessibility and advertising of malt liquor in black neighborhoods will encourage new policy debates. Comparing neighborhoods in 10 U.S. cities, the researchers found that malt liquor was heavily promoted in black neighborhoods and was available in greater quantities and at lower prices. Their results were released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Substance...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.