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Infographic: How alcohol damages your body

Orignal source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/interactives/infographic.aspx?infographic=data/infographic/alcoholAndTheBody.svg&bgcolor=D3EEF4#.WstpsFw-dBw In the short term, alcohol can lead to poor behavior and accidents. In the long term, it can damage organs and raise your risk for cancer. Click the interactive infographic below to find out how quitting drinking can reverse some of the harms caused by alcohol.

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Drinking alcohol? Your organs will notice

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e661cbac-d05f-4f13-ab5f-4e39c05c6f71#.WstowFw-dBy Alcohol can have a big impact on your body’s vital organs. And the effects can persist, even when sobriety returns. Explore this infographic to see all of the organs that can be altered by alcohol. Answering a few questions can help you understand whether you have a drinking problem. Start with our health assessment, […]

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Alcohol Assessment

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=a46b0f28-f109-441e-8b59-5eb06cf1802c#.WstlG1w-dBw The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism says that taking the following short quiz called the “CAGE test” can help you find out if you have a drinking problem. Click the short quiz below to find out whether you may have a problem with alcohol. Note: This assessment is not intended to be […]

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Cutting out alcohol

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=3c105224-1206-42de-9c48-d93173f39681#.WstkUVw-dBw Putting an end to a drinking habit can be difficult. But a few lifestyle changes can help you adjust. These tips from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism can help you get alcohol out of your life: Write out the reasons you want to stop drinking. Don’t keep alcohol at home. Practice ways […]

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Binge on movies, not alcohol

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=d6d695e7-9ae3-4f68-8585-aa88c7021c6d#.WsIweFw-dBw Millions of American adults are putting their health at risk by binge drinking, according to the results of a survey conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Many of these people engage in what is known as “extreme binge drinking.”  

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