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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. The term alcohol originally ...

Alcohol's Effects on the Body | National Institute on Alcohol Abuse ...


Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health. Here's how alcohol can affect your body: Brain: Alcohol interferes ...

Alcohol: MedlinePlus


Moderate drinking may have a positive effect on your health. But drinking can also cause problems. Learn about alcohol effects and benefits.

Alcohol - KidsHealth


Deciding whether to drink is a personal decision that we each eventually have to make. Get the facts about alcohol.

CDC - Frequently Asked Questions - Alcohol


Aug 2, 2016 ... Excessive alcohol use can lead to increased risk of health problems such as injuries, violence, liver diseases, and cancer.The CDC Alcohol ...



Adolescent intake of caffeinated energy drinks does not affect adult alcohol consumption in C57BL/6 and BALB/c mice. Meridith T. Robins, Julia N. DeFriel, ...

What Is Alcohol? Is Alcohol a Drug? Alcohol Content - Drug-Free ...


Although classified as a depressant, the amount of alcohol consumed determines the type of effect. Most people drink for the stimulant effect, such as a beer or ...

Am I Alcoholic Self Test


Can you handle more alcohol now than when you first started to drink? Yes. No ... Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable if alcohol is not available? Yes. No.

Alcohol - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids


Alcohol is a depressant and contains ethyl alcohol or ethanol. Ethanol is an intoxicating ingredient in beer, wine and liquor, and produced by the fermentation of ...

Alcohol Research UK – Informing Policy and Practice


Alcohol Research UK is an independent charity that tackles alcohol-related harm by funding high quality, impartial research. Since 1980, we have produced ...

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Alcohol | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


1 day ago ... Brief Description People drink to socialize, celebrate, and relax. Alcohol often has a strong effect on people—and throughout history, people ...

AlcoholScreening.org | How Much is Too Much?


AlcoholScreening.org helps people assess their drinking patterns to see if alcohol is likely to be harming their health.

CDC - Fact Sheets-Alcohol Use And Health - Alcohol


Jul 25, 2016 ... Drinking too much can harm your health. Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost ...