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CDC - Alcohol and Public Health Home Page - Alcohol

CDC - Alcohol and Public Health Home Page - Alcohol

Genomics & Health Impact Update

Alcohol: Alcoholism & Genomics

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A family history of alcoholism: Are you at risk?External Web Site Icon From the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
CDC information: Alcohol and public health  
New findings: Genetic risk prediction and neurobiological understanding of alcoholism.External Web Site Icon 
D F Leve et al. Translational Psychiatry, May 2014

Alcohol and Public Health
Excessive alcohol use, including underage drinking and binge drinking (drinking 5 or more drinks on an occasion for men or 4 or more drinks on an occasion for women), can lead to increased risk of health problems such as injuries, violence, liver diseases, and cancer.The CDC Alcohol Program works to strengthen the scientific foundation for preventing excessive alcohol use. Program Overview

Alcohol and Public Health Topics

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Introduction to alcohol, drinking patterns, excessive alcohol use...
Online Tools
Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI), Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
Public Health Surveillance
Data, Trends, and Maps, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Vital Signs, Scientific Studies…
Additional Resources
Other Alcohol-related CDC Programs, Federal Agencies, Professional and Nonprofit Organizations
Fact Sheets
Binge drinking, Underage drinking, Alcohol Use and Health, Preventing Excessive Alcohol Use…
Online Media
Videos, podcasts, e-cards…
Public Health Objectives and Guidelines
Healthy People 2020, Chronic Disease Indicators, Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010
About Us
CDC's Alcohol Program, CDC-funded State Alcohol Epidemiologists…

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