August 2020

States with the Highest Alcohol-Related Deaths

CDC Data on Alcohol-Attributable Deaths   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2011 and 2015 there were 93.296 alcohol-attributable deaths each year. Alcohol use continues to be a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. While California had the highest number of alcohol-attributable deaths, New Mexico had the

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Alcohol and Child Development

Effects of Consuming Alcohol on Children   According to the Government of Western Australia, Department of Health, alcohol can greatly affect a child’s normal brain development. Teens and children that consume alcohol can experience: Slurred speech Confusion Poor vision Poor muscle control and judgment Slower reactions Lack of coordination Sleep disruption Additionally, alcohol can affect

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