Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use Facts vs Fiction

Richard H. Sinert, DO


January 21, 2021

One of the most commonly abused substances, alcohol, is directly linked to approximately 3 million deaths each year worldwide and contributes to the development of various diseases. However, numerous myths about alcohol remain popular, while long-held beliefs about things like alcohol's cardioprotective properties have come under increasing scrutiny.

Alcohol use has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Are you able to separate facts from popular fictions about alcohol use? Make sure you're prepared to properly advise patients by taking this short quiz.


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