• Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 2
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    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome A pregnant woman's lifestyle ultimately affects the development of her baby. Excessive exposure to alcohol during pregnancy can inflict serious, permanent physical and mental damage on her child. When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol she is making her child drink also. In knowing how Fetal Alcohol Syndrome can be prevented, what the symptoms are, and who and what make up the risk factors fetal alcohol syndrome can be better understood. The National Organization on Fetal Alc...
  • Issues On Lowering The Drinking Age
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    Issues on lowering the drinking age When one turns eighteen in the U. S, they can drive cars, fly planes, marry, vote, pay taxes, take out loans and risk their life as a member of the U. S. Armed forces, but it is illegal for them to drink. Why do young adults have the liberty to do everything else besides drink at the age of eighteen Turning eighteen comes with adult responsibilities as well as privileges. The drinking age should be lowered to eighteen. It is necessary to educate teens about d...
  • Issues Involving The Drinking Age
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    ... s that alcohol is a grown-up fixation. Young adults constantly tend to have the need to be "all grown up" and they have been proven to do things such as smoking. So it doesn't come to any surprise that young adults would also drink alcohol to feel more mature and to leave their adolescence behind. Take a look at foreign countries such as Italy and France, which have very few alcohol restrictions at all. Children learn from young ages that drinking alcohol such as wine and champagne is an oka...
  • Causes Of Underage Drinking
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    Cher if IbaroudeneCauses of Underage Drinking Today, many teenagers experience different things in the world. Whether it is their first date or first day in high school, teens are always eager to try something different or new. One of the things that teenagers try is drinking alcohol. Unfortunately, underage drinkers often abuse alcohol. In this paper, I will try to shed some light on some of the reasons why teenagers drink alcohol at such premature age. The causes of underage drinking include ...
  • Alcohol Abuse Among Teenagers
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    ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG TEENAGERS: General View: It's very interesting that I find myself writing about something that not only is commonsense, but what is more, something that every one knows about in general but may not in particular. Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is responsible for death and injury in automobile accidents, physical and emotional disability, deterioration of academic performances, aggressive behavior that causes a number of other sociological problems in fam...
  • Drinking People Alcohol Drink
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    Drinking alcohol has been a large part of society for many years. People find that is it easier to meet people when they have had a few drinks. Drinking has also been used as way to get closer to some one. Well talk over a six pack, is something that people will say when they need to talk about something. There are also many events that drinking has created. There are cozy bars where everyone knows your name, wine tasting parties, cocktail parties, and the high school favorite, house party. Dri...
  • Ethical Problem Drinking Alcohol
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    Ethical Problem: Drinking Alcohol Jim Polak Group #3 Ethical Problem 4/1/96 During my high school years, I had to make many decisions. Some of these decisions came easily to me, like what clothes to wear to school. Some of them took more thought, like what classes I should take during the upcoming semester. And some of them were questions that kept me up all night to decide between right and wrong and forcing me to determine what would be in my best interest. At this time, I was thinking as a Co...
  • Alcohol And Teenagers A Deadly Mix
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    Alcohol and Teenagers: A Deadly Mix Most American teenagers drink some time during their high school career. Many see no harm in an occasional drink at a party. In fact many teenagers view alcohol as the rite of passage into adulthood. For this reason, teenagers are dying to drink alcohol. Unfair as the minimum legal drinking age may seem to eighteen-year-olds who feel they are adult enough to drink alcohol, teenagers are not yet mature and responsible enough to handle the effects of drinking al...
  • Teen Alcoholism Teenage Drink
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    Teen Alcoholism: Problems for America's Youth "In 1991, a study by the United States Surgeon General's office stated that 8 million out of the 20. 7 million young people in grades 7 through 12 drank alcoholic beverages every week. It went on to say that 454, 000 of those youngsters reported weekly binges (Claypool 21)." In the United States and all over the world underage teens are drinking, and it may be because they just don't know about alcohol and its effects (Monroe 56). Underage or teen dr...
  • Perceived Benefits Drinking Alcohol Study
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    Article Summery Beyond Invulnerability: The Importance of Benefits in Adolescents' Decision to Drink Alcohol Introduction: Many things affect the choice of an adolescent to drink alcohol. It is thought that this particular age group thinks that they are not vulnerable to the risks involved with drinking alcohol. Studies in this area have resulted in mixed conclusions; some support the idea of adolescent invulnerability others do not. Intervention programs seem to work better if they are aimed at...
  • Teenage Drinking Alcohol Teen One
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    Seth Ferrell 4-11-2000 Teenage drinking Teenage drinking is something that goes on every day. No matter how many videos you show to kids about drinking they will still drink. Surveys show that the average teen seventeen and up spends $475. 00 a year on liquor, mostly beer; that's more than books, soda, coffee, juice and milk combined. Most parents don't know about teenage drinking unless they catch their kids doing it. Parents usually say "oh, my my kid would never do that ", and they " re the o...
  • Teenage Drinking In America
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    Teenage Drinking in America Teenagers are Americas greatest natural resource, and they need to be protected from some of the evils that lurk in the world. A subject that needs special attention is the abuse of alcohol by teens. Statistics show that there is a problem currently between teens and alcohol. There are many causes of teenage drinking and effects that prove that drinking is an important issue that needs to be dealt with to preserve American teenagers. Teenage drinking will become worse...
  • Drinking Age Alcohol Adult People
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    Drinking Age The age of drinking has been an issue in our country for a long time and there are many regards on why the age is set at 21. The federal government should not impose a drinking age of 21. The drinking age should be lowered to the age of 18 for the following reasons; one, most people between the age of 18-20 are drinking alcohol already, and two, you should have the right to purchase alcohol when you reach the age of 18, because that is the age when you are considered and adult and h...
  • Exposition On The Legalisation Of Alcohol
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    INTENTION My intention for my text production exposition is to write a formal exposition on whether the sale of alcohol should be prohibited. The audience that my exposition is aimed at includes young adults and the general drinking population, which may include some late-teenagers and anyone older. The language used is formal and is therefore not aimed at children or early teenagers. In deciding whether the sale of alcohol should be banned it is necessary to examine a number of arguments both f...
  • Liquor Commercials Should Be Banned
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    Shirley E dun Eng 0307. 301 07-02-03. Liquor Commercials Should Be Banned. Research has shown that there is high consumption of liquor between the ages of 20-26. since the invention of liquor, it is known for the attention it derives from its consumers. The government should ban all liquor commercials from television due to these reasons. Liquor contributes to the spread of alcoholism that leads to drunk driving, liquor also serve as a negative influence on teenagers, and it is a threat the bod...
  • Effects Of Alcohol Web Drinking Alcoholic
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    Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) is known as alcohol. It is made by fermenting starch or sugar into different fruits and grains. Beer (usually about 5% alcohol), wine (usually 12 to 15% alcohol), and hard liquor (which is about 45% alcohol), are alcoholic beverages that are made by fermentation and distillation (1). Alcohol can lead to serious physical damage in all systems of the body, the most serious in the cardiovascular system, the nervous system and the liver. In these three areas the damage may e...
  • Extreme Drinking And Alcohol Addiction
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    Even though thousands of reasons have been listed to justify drinking alcohol, none of them is strongly and evidently convincing. We say, let us have a drink. I drink only occasionally. What is one drink going to do? Every body was drinking, so I had to join the crowd. I guess we say all that, just because we do not know. We do not know what? We do not know that one of the latest studies in Washington University had shown some indications, but not proved yet that one drink could impair thinking....
  • Alcohol In High School
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    Alcohol abuse is a very dangerous and harmful illness that goes on all over the world. The age that it all starts is when you are a student in high school. Binge drinking is what starts to get High School students into trouble. They go through a whole week of school and when the weekend comes they just want to let loose and get drunk. Letting loose every once in a while can lead to binge drinking all of the time. Drinking alcohol in high school can lead to depression, and using other substances....
  • Teenage Drug Addiction Drinking Alcohol
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    Teenage Drug Addictions Teenaged addicts live in a world much different from the world of the other teenagers. It is not a small world. There are millions of teen addiction cases in the world because of drugs, which include heroine and cocaine and also, alcohol. Their lives are filled with violence and powerful emotions. Their fears and their tears are hidden from those people around them. According to the research of The Health and Human Services, drug use by adults rose from a low of 5. 3% in...
  • Alcohol Advertising Every Time
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    Every time you turn on the television you are more than likely to come across a beer commercial. Beer commercials "show how much fun it is to drink and how popular it makes you' (Monroe, 2). The ads depict young, beautiful people partying and having a good time, but is this truly what happens when you consume alcohol? By drinking alcohol, will you be transported to a wonderful world of beautiful women and good times? The ads beer companies produce try to make the consumer believe that what happe...