Think Before You Drink: How Alcohol Consumption Can Affect Your Health

1) Adverse effects of alcohol on the body depend on an individual’s drinking patterns and the amount consumed.

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2) America’s minimum legal drinking age saves young lives.

3) There is no safe time to consume alcohol during pregnancy.

4) Alcohol causes the most damage in terms of health and social impact compared to other drugs.

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5) Youth in America today drink less alcohol than the youth of previous generations.

6) There is a link between young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing and subsequent drinking behavior.

7) Alcohol home delivery can be harmful.

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8) Colleges and universities can take steps to address alcohol issues.

9) State monopolies and alcoholic beverage consumption are related.

10) America’s drinking culture is healthier compared to other wealthy nations.

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