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Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body:

Brain:
Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can...

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About ICCFASD

NIAAA promotes and advances new research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) by participating in the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (ICCFASD). ICCFASD coordinates the...

Biography

Dr. Jung is a cell biologist and program director in the Division of Metabolism and Health Effects at NIAAA.  Dr. Jung received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University. She has an enduring interest in the effect of alcohol consumption...

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Congressional Testimony

Statement by Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D., Acting Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services


I am pleased...

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Open Session of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Hours subject to change; a final agenda will be posted closer to the date of the event.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE

AGENDA...

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Klaus Gawrisch

Klaus Gawrisch , PhD, Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health

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Alcohol and drug dependence often go hand in hand; research shows that people who are dependent on alcohol are much more likely than the general population to use drugs, and people with drug dependence are much more likely than the general...

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