MONTANA - About 12 miles south of Flathead Lake, the town of Ronan is a community based largely on agriculture. With several schools, banks, a golf course and an active business community, Ronan is home to an estimated 1,871 people, according to 2010 U.S. Census information.
The man who wrote the book about poorer health outcomes for persons of color will be in St. Louis on Monday, January 15 as the MLK celebration keynote speaker at Washington University School of Medicine.
Brian D. Smedley, Ph.D., is cofounder and executive director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity in Washington, D.C.
Wine: good for you. Wine: bad for you. Both statements can be true; let’s explore.
“Good for you” centers on heart benefits and quality of life. Wine, especially reds, are rich in polyphenols that dilate blood vessels and reduce blood pressure.
The treaties and laws governing how drugs are regulated by nations were, for the most part, written a half-century or more ago. And while the science surrounding drugs and drug use has advanced rapidly over that time, the laws have barely evolved.
Total alcohol consumption in the US has fallen for the second consecutive year despite positive growth from spirits, according to data released by the IWSR.
Alcohol consumption levels were down 0.2% in 2017 compared to the previous year, dropping to 17.6 million gallons, or 7.4m nine-litre cases.
There is a lot of talk these days about "food desserts" where people don't have sufficient access to healthy foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables. Many of these are in low income areas.
Minneapolis, MN (December 26, 2018)—Beverage Dynamics is pleased to announce the second annual Beverage Alcohol Retailers Conference (BARC), taking place on June 3-5, 2018 in Denver, CO. The conference will bring together top retailers, offering in-person education and networking opportunities.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s attempt to drastically alter Maryland’s alcoholic beverage laws is being met with opposition from a coalition of wholesalers, retailers and public health advocates, according to the Baltimore Sun.
In this new year, beer brewers are enjoying a temporary excise tax break that was signed into federal law as 2017 was winding down.
But now public health experts are saying the temporary cut could come with a big cost over the next two years.