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Parents, after about 7 beers you are substantially impaired. Set a good example and never drink and drive, and make sure your teen knows that there is zero tolerance for drivers under 21. | Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Driving | CDC Injury Center

Wondering how someone can drink one gallon plus and still "be okay" Difficulty steering is likely after about three beers. Parents, set a good example and never drink and drive, and make sure your teen knows that there is zero tolerance for drivers under Alcohol Facts, Alcohol Awareness, Driving Teen, Teen Driver, Information Processing, Health Class, Injury Prevention, Feel Good, How To Apply

Impaired Driving | Motor Vehicle Safety

Difficulty steering is likely after about three beers. Parents, set a good example and never drink and drive, and make sure your teen knows that there is zero tolerance for drivers under 21. | Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Driving | CDC Injury Center

Parents, after about 5 beers you do not have the coordination to drive. Set a good example and never drink and drive, and make sure your teen knows that there is zero tolerance for drivers under Alcohol Facts, Driving Teen, Teen Driver, Booster Car Seat, Health Class, Applied Science, Injury Prevention, Motor Car, Textbook

Impaired Driving | Motor Vehicle Safety

Parents, after about 5 beers you do not have the coordination to drive. Set a good example and never drink and drive, and make sure your teen knows that there is zero tolerance for drivers under 21. | Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Driving | CDC Injury Center

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Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol - Parents

This guide is geared to parents and guardians of young people ages 10 to 14. Keep in mind that the suggestions on the following pages are just that—suggestions. Trust your instincts. Choose ideas you are comfortable with, and use your own style in carrying out the approaches you find useful. Your child looks to you for guidance and support in making life decisions—including the decision not to use alcohol.

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Harmful Interactions

You’ve probably seen this warning on medicines you’ve taken. The danger is real. Mixing alcohol with certain medications can cause nausea and vomiting, headaches, drowsiness, fainting, or loss of coordination. It also can put you at risk for internal bleeding, heart problems, and difficulties in breathing. In addition to these dangers, alcohol can make a medication less effective or even useless, or it may make the medication harmful or toxic to your body.

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What's counts in a drink? The same amount of alcohol is contained in 12 fluid ounces of regular beer, 8 to 9 fluid ounces of malt liquor, 5 fluid ounces of table wine. Malta, Whisky, Moderate Drinking, Alcohol Facts, Food That Causes Inflammation, Alcohol Content, Thing 1, Home Brewing, Vase

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose

An alcohol overdose occurs when there is so much alcohol in the bloodstream that areas of the brain controlling basic life-support functions—such as breathing, heart rate, and temperature control—begin to shut down. Symptoms of alcohol overdose include mental confusion, difficulty remaining conscious, vomiting, seizure, trouble breathing, slow heart rate, clammy skin, dulled responses such as no gag reflex (which prevents choking), and extremely low body temperature. Alcohol overdose can…