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Alcohol and Pregnancy - Digital Press Kit

Alcohol and Pregnancy - Digital Press Kit

An estimated 3.3 million US women between the ages of 15 and 44 years are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, sexually active, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.

2/2/2016 8:02:00 AM

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths - Digital Press Kit

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths - Digital Press Kit

Alcohol poisoning deaths are caused by drinking a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time. This can result in very high levels of alcohol in the body, which can shutdown critical areas of the brain that control breathing, heart rate, and body temperature - resulting in death.

1/6/2015 8:03:00 AM

Alcohol Screening and Counseling - Digital Press Kit

Alcohol Screening and Counseling - Digital Press Kit

Only one in six adults -- and only one in four binge drinkers -- say a health professional has ever discussed alcohol use with them even though drinking too much is harmful to health, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

1/7/2014 8:04:00 AM

Binge Drinking among Women and High School Girls - Digital Press Kit

Binge Drinking among Women and High School Girls - Digital Press Kit

Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior but is not widely recognized as a women's health problem. CDC's latest Vital Signs report shows that nearly 14 million U.S. women binge drink about three times a month, and consume an average of six drinks per binge. Binge drinking is defined as consuming four or more drinks on an occasion for women and girls.

1/8/2013 7:00:00 AM

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