Tag: public health

Wine Literature Review Lightning Round: 7th Edition

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It’s very difficult, if not impossible, for one single person to thoroughly review every single piece of peer reviewed literature related to wine that is published every day. This Wine Literature Review Lightning Round series presents three new papers (within the past…

Evaluation of Pesticide Residues at Schools in Close Proximity to Vineyards in South Africa

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One of the major concerns about the use of pesticides in viticulture and agriculture in general is the potential for these chemicals to drift onto neighboring farms that do not wish to use these pesticides, and more importantly, into residential…

Alcohol Preferences and Associated Negative Behaviors in Swiss Men

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There are many studies out there examining beverage preference among individuals, frequently as it relates to negative consequences associated with alcohol consumption and as it relates to marketing strategies for advertisements or public health initiatives.  These studies have shown that…