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For details about the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, visit http://www.apha.org/

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) offers an information service to make it easier for you to learn more about topics in alcohol research You can sign up...

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Pregnant womanAlcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands...

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Advisory Council Minutes

Summary of the 121th Meeting

June 10-11, 2009
 


 

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) convened for its 121st meeting at 5:30 p.m. on June 10, 2009, at the Fishers Lane Conference...

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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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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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