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2014-03-04 13:18:29

The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect comparative data on alcohol consumption and policy-relevant behaviors in both high- and middle/low-income countries.

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2011-02-07 06:35:00

Compared to people who didn’t have heavy drinkers in their lives, 3,000 New Zealanders who did had lower scores on standard measures of general health.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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