By: Matthew Calhoun
Ten Facts about Alcohol
Alcohol also known as ethyl or grain is one of the most accessible and abused substance in America.
The maximum concentration of alcohol through fermentation is 10 to 12%.
Moderate use of alcohol can result in reduced motor skills up to 18 hours after drinking.
Proportionately more alcoholic women die from cirrhosis.
Evidence links a lot of deaths from falling, fires and drowning to drinking.
Various studies estimate that between 13% and 63% of falls are resulted from alcohol.
A common cause of fires among intoxicated people is falling asleep with a lit cigarette.
Alcohol is the number one date rape drug.
Alcohol worsens depression.
About one third of suicides are linked to alcohol