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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

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The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, NIH; and the Director, NIAAA; on research program and policy matters in the field of alcohol abuse and alcoholism...


Today, Sept. 9, is International FASD Awareness Day. Join us at 2 PM EST for a Twitter Chat on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). 

FASD Awareness Day  is an important reminder that prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable...

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Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni works in...

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David Goldman MD., Chief

David Goldman M.D., Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of...

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Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD. Approximately 7.2 percent or 17 million adults in the United States ages 18 and older had an AUD in 2012. This includes 11.2 million men and 5.7...

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NIAAA is a source of authoritative data on alcohol epidemiology for researchers and the general public. Below are links to statistical summaries of data collected or compiled by NIAAA on alcohol consumption, alcohol-related mortality and...

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Each year, NIAAA issues journals and reports covering current a range of topics in alcohol research. These publications include: