Alcohol fact sheet pbs

This fact sheet give you an overview of the recommendations given in the National Guidelines for Alcohol Consumption. The topics covered include: How many standard drinks are in a typical drink? How can alcohol affect your health? How can alcohol affect your diabetes? Knowing the risks of excessive consumption. 8. The daily use of 1 to 3 marijuana joints appears to produce approximately the same lung damage and potential cancer risk as smoking 5 times as many cigarettes. (UCLA) The study results suggest that the way smokers inhale marijuana, in addition to its chemical composition, increases the adverse physical effects. This fact sheet details what is known about the role of alco-­ hol in shaping the extent and impact of intimate partner violence, factors that increase the risk of becoming a victim or perpetrator, and The harmful use of alcohol can also result in harm to other people, such as family members, friends, co-workers and strangers. Moreover, the harmful use of alcohol results in a significant health, social and economic burden on society at large. Alcohol consumption is a causal factor in more than 200 disease and injury conditions. Alcohol has different forms and can be used as a cleaner, an antiseptic, or a sedative. So if alcohol is a natural product, why do teens need to be concerned about drinking it? When people drink alcohol, it's absorbed into their bloodstream. Includes lesson plan with teacher instructions, PBS video, discussion questions, fact sheet and student collage/poster presentations Teaches students about media literacy by understanding how and why alcohol advertisers target young people