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2009-04-30 09:06:00

Long-term wine consumption is related to cardiovascular mortality and life expectancy independently of moderate alcohol intake.

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Organizations Issue Four-Step Plan Calling for Mandatory Alcohol Labeling and More Resources to Combat Underage Drinking WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of public interest groups today called on Congress and the Obama Administration to overturn decades of inattention to the nation's alcohol policies by finally issuing a useful final regulation to require standardized labeling information on beer, wine and distilled spirits products and providing the government...

2009-02-11 14:50:50

A Decatur, Ga., pub said its very first pint of beer sold for $2,650 on eBay, with proceeds benefiting employees of two businesses that recently burned down. Leon's Full Service said the pricey pint was auctioned off as part of the pub's grand opening this week and the profits went toward helping workers at the recently fire-destroyed Trackside Tavern and 5th Earl Market, WSB-TV, Atlanta, reported Wednesday. The winning bidder, Marc Brennan, said he passed the honor of ordering the beer and...

2008-12-19 22:40:08

Drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women, a University of Glasgow researcher said. The study of nearly 6,000 people ages 70-82 in Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland found drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women.

2008-12-18 16:00:00

California Attorney General Brown, San Francisco City Attorney Herrera, and 12 other State Attorneys General reach agreement with MillerCoors Brewing Company to reformulate Sparks and discontinue misleading marketing claims SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec.

2008-10-01 09:00:28

By ALAN RODEN City ALCOHOL experts in the Capital want the Government to impose inflation-busting price rises and ban large glasses of wine to help tackle binge drinking.

2008-09-25 15:00:39

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Fred Jones, Esq., of California Coalition on Alcopops and Youth, +1-530-887-9944 (office), +1-916-768-6060 (cell) Bill Increases Marketing 1200% to Youth, Girls SACRAMENTO,Calif.,Sept.

2008-09-06 18:00:22

A PROJECT to reduce harmful drinking in Tyneside has helped more than 950 people since it was launched 15 months ago.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.