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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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