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2011-11-15 21:27:48

Alcohol consumption causes approximately four percent of all deaths worldwide and is responsible for roughly five percent of global diseases.

2011-11-15 21:26:32

Prior to the 1984 passage of a uniform drinking-age limit of 21 years in the U.S., many states permitted the legal purchase of alcohol at age 18.

Beer May Have The Same Positive Cardiovascular Effects As Wine
2011-11-15 09:29:48

A new study suggests that there are positive cardiovascular effects from beer consumption, much like wine is known to have in moderate amounts.

2011-11-14 22:22:47

Adding to research linking alcohol to breast cancer risk, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that adolescent girls with a family history of breast disease — either cancer or the benign lesions that can become cancer – have a higher risk of developing benign breast disease as young women than other girls. And unlike girls without a family history, this already-elevated risk rises with increasing alcohol consumption.

Sugary Beverages Could Increase Heart Disease Risk In Women
2011-11-14 06:16:12

Drinking at least two sugary drinks each day could result in an increased risk of heart disease in adult women, whether or not they gain weight as a result of the beverages.

Inactivity Increases Risk Of Cancer
2011-11-04 08:14:14

The analysis of a new major study has concurred with decades of research that being active means being healthy, and also reduces the risk of cancer.

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2011-11-02 11:21:25

According to a new study, consumption of 3 to 6 alcoholic drinks per week is associated with a small increase in the risk of breast cancer.

2011-11-02 08:38:41

Consumption of 3 to 6 alcoholic drinks per week is associated with a small increase in the risk of breast cancer, and consumption in both earlier and later adult life is also associated with an increased risk.

2011-11-02 06:04:16

After obese men took a relatively small dose or resveratrol, an ingredient in red wine, in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms changed for the better.

2011-11-01 21:14:11

When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better.


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bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.