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One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...t among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and unmarried adults and those with lower incomes. Current alcoh...s more prevalent among men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were highest among middle-aged Americans," the authors write. The...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

...t among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and unmarried adults and those with lower incomes," the study's authors wrote in a summary of the study, which is published in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry....

Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome

...n February. The planned law, which would also give unmarried heterosexual couples more rights, has met with strong opposition from conservatives and centre-left Catholics in parliament. Pope Benedict XVI has recently spoken out against hedonism and the "worrying disorientation" of society, with marriage and th...

Single Americans Vote Less, but Lean Towards Democrats: Study

...ess than married people: 35 percent of voters were unmarried in the 2002 elections, and 37.2 percent in 2006, a...by 51-47 percent margin. According to the study, unmarried people in the United States, half of whom lack higher education, "have a deep-seated level of cynic...

More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance

...dents within five years. According to the bill, unmarried adults ages 19 to 25 would be eligible to remain on their parents' health insurance and their employers would be able to contribute to the cost of coverage. The state is planning a means for public and private markets to use their collective purcha...

Democrats Balk at Bush's Health Insurance Proposal

...health care policy was $11,480 in 2006, $4,242 for unmarried individuals. · Families with children paid 27 percent of the cost of their health plans in 2006; individuals shouldered 16 percent of the costs. · The number of uninsured Americans is believed to be about 46 million. Of them, 69 percent have full-t...

HIV Awareness Hazy in 73% of Youth

...lly transmitted infections, in contrast with their unmarried counter parts. The other vulnerable lot includes street children, adolescent sex workers, orphans and migrants, who are not in a position to avail the treatment services and hence are at the doorstep of disease. In the scenario, it is important t...

Delhi Hospital Reattaches Amputated Penis

...successfully reattached the amputated penis. The unmarried man from Uttar Pradesh underwent a seven-hour microsurgery at the Sir Ganga Rama Hospital (SGRH), a leading private hospital in the national capital. "Nearly six hours after the incident occurred around 8 p.m. in a city around 200 km from Delhi, th...

A Snapshot of the Findings of the National Family Health Survey in India

...milies, as well data on the injustice meted out to unmarried women. The survey spanned 29 states and was supported by a network f 30 organizations who were involved in accumulating data. There was an evident improvement in certain categories. Fred Arnold, Vice-President, ORC Macro said, "Child marriage, for i...

Steep Rise in Number of Babies Born Out of Wedlock

...tudy said, "A lot of people think of teenagers and unmarried mothers synonymously, but they are not driving this." This phenomenon of unwed parentage was not limited to any specific ethnicity but there has been a notable rise in the number of Hispanic unwed mothers last year. Of the 4.1 million babies born...

Intervention Needed to Break 'Silence' on Reproductive Health

...ounger than 25, and many adolescents, particularly unmarried girls, suffer serious reproductive health problems...as alarmingly low: 14.5 years. Both married and unmarried youth in India also suffer from reproductive tract infections. Because of the shame and stigma assoc...

Study finds Unmarried Or Single Persons Stand The Risk Of Dying Early

New research has found that people who are unmarried have a considerably higher risk of dying early, ev...auses among the middle-aged group. Explaining that unmarried men were more likely to die early than their women counterparts, they also said that men between the...

Australia's Baby Bonus Plan has Increased the Birth Rate

...,000), is not means-tested and goes to married and unmarried mothers alike. It is also tax-free. Australia isn't the first rich country to try and perk up its sagging birth rate. France was the first European country with a financial incentive to address population decline. Italy has been followed by Pol...

UN Report Paints Alarming Picture Of Narcotics Scenario In NE

...to under-20 age group with one-third of them being unmarried and mostly male. Women constituted only 5-10 per cent of the IDU, said the report titled 'Drug use in the north eastern states of India: monoograph' published by the UNODC. According to it, 90 per cent of drug users were reported to be injecting i...

Colon Cancer Death Rate Doubles As Patients Stop Chemotherapy

...our months of treatment. Patients, who were older, unmarried and had comorbid conditions, were more likely to receive less than five months of treatment. The same research team recently published (Journal of Clinical Oncology, Sept. 20, 2005 issue) the first study to link treatment completion issues with rac...

Immune Response To Flu Shots Influenced By Bereavement And Marital Status

...se to these shots or injections than those who are unmarried or widowed. Hence it was concluded that marriage and bereavement “are the most key factors for older adults, rather than general life-events stress and social support, which have been related to immune response in previous studies of young adults...

Child Sans Husband: Dream Come True For Spinster Women in UK

...n has decided to offer free fertility treatment to unmarried women who wish to have children. The proposal for the free pilot scheme has been initiated just in time,// before the International Women’s Day that falls on March 8th. Although many fell that the move would destabilize traditional family values, t...

Unhappy Marriages Can Harm Health

...rcing, and that individuals who divorce and remain unmarried have greater life satisfaction and higher levels of self-esteem and overall health than unhappily married individuals. The study is published in the September 2005 issue of the journal, Social Forces. Edited (ANI...

Nearly 15% Of U.S. Workers Work Under The Influence Of Alcohol

...ommon amongst men when compared to women. Younger, unmarried workers showed an increased inclination to drinking compared to their counterparts. The study has been funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Tendency to consume alcohol was most commonly seen among occupations related to...

Rise in Stress among Americans

...salaried group, with poor education and also among unmarried mothers. The survey also said that there were reservations what the New Year had in store for them. It was seen that the rate of stress among people in 2005 (56%) was more than in 2004. The root cause of increased stress being hurricanes, increased...

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