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Alcohol Kaleb Luke

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  • 1. Alcohol By Luke Perkins and Kaleb bean
  • 2. How alcohol affects the brain
    Difficulty walking
    Blurred vision
    Slurred speech
    Slow reaction
    Impaired memory
  • 3. Other effects
    Alcohol can produce detectable impairments in memory after only a few drinks and, as the amount of alcohol increases, so does the degree of impairment.
    Large quantities of alcohol, especially when consumed quickly and on an empty stomach, can produce a blackout
  • 4. More effects
    * When a person drinks alcohol, the alcohol is absorbed by the stomach, enters the bloodstream, and goes to all the tissues.
    * 250,000 people have died in alcohol-related accidents in the past 10 years; 25,000 people die each year; 500 people are killed weekly and 71 people daily in alcohol.
  • 5. Some other names for alcohol are
    Booze, Brew, Cold One, Juice, Sauce, Wahoo Juice
  • 6. Alcohol use percentage
  • 7. Resources
    http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa63/aa63.htm
    http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/drug_guide/Alcohol
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short-term_effects_of_alcohol
    Google images
  • 8. Don’t drink and drive