Alcohol

All About Alcohol

Beer, wine, and spirits conjure up thoughts of tasty flavors, social gatherings, and tipsy fun. But alcohol, a depressant, is also associated with the emotional pain and physical ruin of addiction. Experts debate the benefits and risks of drinking and passionately argue over whether moderation or abstinence is the best option for alcoholics.



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