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Women’s drinking patterns are different from men’s – especially when it comes to how much and how often they drink.  Women’s bodies also react differently to alcohol than men’s bodies. That means women face particular health risks from alcohol....

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The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, and the National Cancer Advisory Board Joint Meeting

Thursday, December 13, 2012...

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In addition to various major initiatives, NIAAA supports the following:

Advisory Council Minutes

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) convened for its 134th meeting at 5:30 p.m. on September 18, 2013, at the Fishers Lane Conference Center in Rockville, Maryland. The Council met in closed session for a review...

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Byoung J. (B.J.) Song, PhD, Unit Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health

5625 Fishers...

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Congressional Testimony

Statement by Ting-Kai Li, M.D., Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services

March 26, 2007

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Moderate or “low-risk” drinking
Research shows that people who drink moderately may be less likely to experience an alcohol use disorder (AUD). These drinking levels, which differ for men and women, are:

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