Doctors  Promoting Alcohol Awareness

     A Non-profit Organization




  • Promote public awareness of adverse health effects from alcohol abuse. 
  • Improve warning labels on all alcoholic beverages.
  • Encourage alcohol producers to disclose potential adverse health effects when advertising their products.
  • Promote a ban on the advertising of alcoholic products on television and radio.


 ALCOHOL ADDICTION: America's #1 drug problem! 

ALCOHOL ABUSE: one of the leading causes of death and injury in young adults.       

Premature Death:
"approximately 75,766 alcohol-attributable deaths" in 2001. MMWR 2004;53:866-870.
"the leading causes of death in 2000 were tobacco, poor diet and physical inactivity, and alcohol consumption (85,000 deaths)". JAMA 2004; 291:1238-45.




Zero - 1 - 2 - 3

              If you choose to drink alcohol, be responsible 
                      and have limits.
               Zero alcohol if driving, and no more than:
               1 - one drink* per hour
               2 - two times per week
               3 - three drinks per day
               * one beer, one glass of wine or one mixed drink


      Women who have a family history of breast cancer should consider limiting
      consumption to less than 2 or 3 drinks per week. 
      Do not consume alcohol if you have alcohol or drug addiction. 
      Do not consume alcohol during pregnancy. 



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