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Communities Containing More Alcohol Outlets Show Increased Underage Alcohol Access

Research Indicates Communities with a Higher Concentration of Alcohol Outlets are More Likely to Contain Greater Levels of Underage Alcohol Access. BERKELEY, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities containing larger numbers of stores selling alcohol are more likely to have higher levels of...

Tough Legislation on Underage Drinking Seems to Save Lives

Laws on purchase and possession of alcohol, zero tolerance prevent more than 700 deaths a year, study says TUESDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- Not all laws are created equal when it comes to reducing the number of drinking-related auto accidents, say researchers who analyzed the impac...

Public Links 'Alcopops' to Underage Drinking

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds 92% of adults support warning labels, 84% support marketing restrictions for flavored alcoholic beverages ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opening a tall cool beverage during the ball game or at a bac...

Statement of Peter H. Cressy, President, Distilled Spirits Council, Regarding the Monitoring the Future Survey on Underage Drinking

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Peter H. Cressy, president of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States: The Distilled Spirits Council is pleased to see the continued long-term decline in underage drinking. The study's authors poin...

Methamphetamine abuse linked to underage sex, smoking and drinking

Teens who have never done drugs, but engage in other risky behaviours such as drinking, smoking and being sexually active, are more likely to use crystal meth, medical researchers at the University of Alberta have concluded. Among teens already doing other drugs, those with unstable family enviro...

Tough Underage Drinking Laws Saving Lives

Study finds raising drinking age, cracking down on fake IDs mean fewer fatalities on the road TUESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Tougher laws on underage drinking have reduced the rate of drunk-driving deaths in the United States, a new analysis concludes. The study, funded by the ...

Pediatrics review of underage drinking prevention programs led by Iowa State researcher

AMES, Iowa -- Underage drinking is a national concern that led the U.S. surgeon general to issue a "Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking" ( http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/underagedrinking/ ) last year. Now, a new report by an Iowa State University researcher assesses the ef...

Virginia Attorney General Addresses Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking in New Radio Campaign

Spots encourage use of designated drivers and open dialogue between parents and teens RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell today launched a campaign aimed at preventing drunk driving and underage drinking with new 30-second ...

Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter Addresses Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking in New Radio Campaign

Spots encourage use of designated drivers and open dialogue between parents and teens INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter today launched a campaign aimed at preventing drunk driving and underage drinking with new 30-second rad...

Morrison Takes Aim at Underage Drinking in New Radio Campaign

Spots encourage open dialogue between parents and teens TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney General Paul Morrison has launched a campaign to prevent underage drinking with new 30-second radio public service announcements set to air on stations throughout the state. The spots...
Underage in Medical Dictionary

Alcohol use

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Alcohol Abuse

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Underage in Biological News

Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement

In a special supplement to Pediatrics, edited and sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), physicians will have access in one place to the reviews and analyses of current research on biological, behavioral, and environmental changes during childhood and adolesce...

Survey of Hispanics and alcohol dependence

...ngeles and Houston who were surveyed as part of previous research. "The border population is particularly interesting because it is exposed to underage drinking options, with Mexico's legal drinking age being 18," says Raul Caetano, M.D., Ph.D., regional dean of the UT School of Public Health Dallas R...

Learning how to say 'no' to alcohol advertising and peer pressure works for inner-city adolescents

...the number one drug of choice in this country and among our nation's youth. A recent report by the Surgeon General found that despite laws against it, underage drinking is deeply embedded in American culture, viewed as a rite of passage and facilitated by adults. "Our findings point to the need for preve...

SuperLigands - a database of ligand structures derived from the Protein Data Bank

...orted. Oocyte donors and patients who donated non-reproductive cells were all unpaid volunteers. All donors signed informed-consent agreements. For underage donors of non-reproductive cells, both parents signed informed-consent agreements. Before patient-specific stem cells can potentially be used in th...

Scientists generate patient-specific stem cells, Science study says

...orted. Oocyte donors and patients who donated non-reproductive cells were all unpaid volunteers. All donors signed informed-consent agreements. For underage donors of non-reproductive cells, both parents signed informed-consent agreements. Before patient-specific stem cells can potentially be used in th...
Underage in Biological Technology

New DMV tool never forgets a face

...al recognition technology has helped the DMV cancel approximately 600 products, mostly driver's licenses and identification cards. "It has ranged from underage people trying to get an ID under a different name for either tobacco or alcohol," Alioto said, "to someone who was convicted of a sexual assault of a ...

On the case: Web lessons for connecting with customers

...Bud.tv's introduction generated controversy among 23 state attorney generals who were concerned about the easy access to beer-related entertainment by underage consumers. This has resulted in an onerous registration process, including the implementation of digital age verification through a third-party compan...
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