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  • Alcohol | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

    www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/alcohol Brief Description Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. Alcohol is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars ...
  • Alcohol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–O H) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. [2] The term alcohol originally ...
  • Alcoholic beverage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcoholic_beverage An alcoholic beverage is a drink which contains a substantial amount of the psychoactive drug ethanol (informally called alcohol), a depressant which in low doses ...
    • Alcohol - It's effect on your body and health

      www.healthchecksystems.com/alcohol.htm The effect alcohol has on the body, including complications from heavy drinking: fatty liver, fibrosis and cirrhosis.
    • CDC - Fact Sheets-Alcohol Use And Health - Alcohol

      www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/alcohol-use.htm Excessive alcohol use can lead to increased risk of health problems such as injuries, violence, liver diseases, and cancer.The CDC Alcohol Program works to strengthen ...
    • Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - MedicineNet

      www.medicinenet.com/alcohol_abuse_and_alcoholism/article.htm Alcoholism (alcohol use disorder) is a disease that affects over 14 million people in the U.S. Get the facts on the symptoms, treatment, and long-term effects of ...
    • What Is Alcohol? Is Alcohol a Drug? Alcohol Content - Drug ...

      www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/alcohol.html Alcohol is a drug. It is classed as a depressant, meaning that it slows down vital functions—resulting in slurred speech, unsteady movement, disturbed perceptions ...
    • Alcohol - KidsHealth

      kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/alcohol/alcohol.html How Does It Affect the Body? Alcohol is a depressant, which means it slows the function of the central nervous system. Alcohol actually blocks some of the messages ...
    • Alcohol - definition of alcohol by The Free Dictionary

      www.thefreedictionary.com/alcohol He kept an alcohol lamp in his room, and a French coffee-pot, and his wife made coffee for him at any hour of the night he happened to want it.
    • Alcohol | Define Alcohol at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/alcohol noun 1. Also called ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol. a colorless, limpid, volatile, flammable, water-miscible liquid, C 2 H 5 OH, having ...