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Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction

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Date Published

January 26, 2012


Consumer Attorneys of California


Substance Abuse


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Alcohol is the most destructive drug on the planet. It's acute toxicity is vastly underestimated, especially by college-age young people. It's subtle ability to addict a predictable portion of the population may be over shadowed by the twenty-five odd medical illnesses it causes, including ten different kinds of cancer. Attendees of this webinar will learn about the mechanism of toxicity of alcohol, the physiology of addiction, the psychological and physical effects of short and long term use. They will understand the gravity of the teen-age epidemic of alcoholism and the tragedy of fetal alcohol syndrome. They will glimpse the magnitude of the sociologic and economic harm alcohol does to our culture, and they will be presented with a common sense approach to attempting to change the public impression of alcohol.

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R. Jeffrey Herten, M.D.

For nearly thirty years, author Dr. Jeff Herten was a high functioning alcoholic - one who drinks every day, yet continues to... Read More

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Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction Video
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