Our Thinking About Drinking: The Issues Forum

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Our Thinking About Drinking: The Issues Forum

An important part of our work on alcohol responsibility is reflected on Our Thinking About Drinking: The Issues Forum, where our perspective and positions on alcohol topics are shared, the opinions of expert contributors are included, and your comments are encouraged.

To learn more about our perspective on alcohol-related issues, please visit Our Thinking About Drinking: The Issues Forum.

FMRs from this campaign

How Alcohol Consumption Affects Sleep Patterns
People often believe that alcohol facilitates sleep, which results in the use of alcohol to treat sleep problems.1 In contrast to conventional wisdom, sleep research shows that chronic alcohol use and abuse disrupt sleep. Several issues complicate our understanding of alcohol’s effects on sleep, among them:
Apr 9, 2014 11:45 AM ET
Be Open About Alcohol With Your Children
Some parents might feel hypocritical laying down rules about alcohol when they might worry they drink a little too often or a little too much themselves, but it’s important for parents to make clear the difference between adults and children drinking.
Feb 14, 2014 2:00 PM ET
The Effect of Alcohol on Athletic Performance
The Effect of Alcohol on Athletic Performance
Nov 18, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Debate on Changing the Blood Alcohol Concentration Limit
Blood Alcohol Concentration Limits In the United States, the National Transportation Safety Board has recommended States lower their blood alcohol concentration limits. Two experts debate whether to maintain the current limit at 0.08 percent or lower it for the first time in 13 years to 0.05 percent.  
Oct 8, 2013 1:00 PM ET
Opinions: Seniors and Risky Drinking
Unhealthy use of alcohol by older adults is a serious problem. Older adults have greater sensitivity to alcohol and reduced tolerance. This results from factors including slower metabolism and changes in body composition as we age.
Aug 13, 2013 8:00 AM ET