The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that Arizona's state law requiring potential voters to show proof of citizenship while registering to vote is illegal. The court ruled that Arizona, like every other state, cannot add ID requirements to the federal voter registration form which simply asks the person to check a checkbox to indicate whether they are a citizen. No proof of citizenship is required, anywhere across America, to register to vote.
You can stash it in your muscles, you can make it in your intestines, and you can find it in space.
It seems that everything has turned pink these days in support of breast cancer awareness, including even alcoholic beverages like Mike's Hard Lemonade and Chambord Vodka which now sport the ribbons and color changes.
A Spanish study on alcohol consumption revealed that men who consume large amounts of alcohol cut their risk of heart disease by more than a third.
A group of drunken fruit flies have helped researchers from North Carolina State and Boston universities identify entire networks of genes—also present in humans—that play a key role in alcohol drinking behavior.
By Anna Boyd
14:00, November 14th 2008
Its no secret that alcohol is no good for our health, as it might increase our risk for liver disease, oral or breast cancers and even alcohol poisoning when drunk in excessive amounts. More and more car accidents happen because alcohol consumption. More and more lives are ruined because the mind-blowing effect of alcohol. The latest study on alcohol appears to sustain the idea.
October 14th, 2008
What's good for the heart may hurt the brain, according to a new study of the effects of alcohol.
People who drink alcohol -- even the moderate amounts that help prevent heart disease -- have a smaller brain volume than those who do not, according to a study in the Archives of Neurology.
While a certain amount of brain shrinkage is normal with age, greater amounts in some parts of the brain have been linked to dementia.
By Stephen Kiehl | Sun reporter
- August 19, 2008
- Top university officials in Maryland - including the chancellor of the state university system and the president of the Johns Hopkins University - say the current drinking age of 21 "is not working" and has led to dangerous binges in which students have harmed themselves and others.