Myths and Facts About Alcohol Ani Florian and Meghan McFeely

Facts:

1. 88,000 deaths are annually related to excessive alcohol

2. Alcohol is responsible for 2.5 million years of potential life lost annually

3. 70% of 18 year-olds in the united states admit to drinking alcohol

4. You can die from alcohol poisening

5. 2/3 of high school students who drink, drink to the point of intoxication

Myths

1. Beer before liquor, never been sicker; liquor before beer, you're in the clear.

2. Mints will help to fool a breathalyzer test.

3. Alcohol isn't as harmful as other drugs.

4. I can sober up quickly by drinking coffee or taking a shower.

5. Beer and wine are safer than liquor.

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