Results for - Drinking Checkups

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force is advising that all adults including pregnant women be screened for alcohol consumption when they visit their physician. Those found to drink excessively would be recommended by their doctor to receive counselling. Note: The Task Force did not have enough evidence to recommend Teenagers for drinking checkups.

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1. Are you familiar with this news story?

Yes, I am familiar with this news story
8%
247 votes
No, I am not familiar with this news story
92%
2,753 votes

2. Do you like the idea of having a drinking checkup when you visit your physician?

Yes, I think this is a good idea
34%
1,005 votes
No, I do not think this is a good idea
37%
1,100 votes
Not sure
30%
895 votes

3. Do you think drinking checkups could help people that are beginning to develop possible health issues due to excessive drinking?

Yes, I think it could help people that are beginning to display health issues to stop drinking
43%
1,296 votes
No, I don't think it can do much to help someone, since they may continue drinking
28%
844 votes
Not sure
29%
860 votes

4. Currently, teenagers are not included for drinking checkups. Do you think they should be?

Yes, I think teenagers should have drinking checkups
51%
1,543 votes
No, I do not thin teenagers should have drinking checkups
22%
647 votes
Not sure
27%
810 votes
11/15/2018 Food & Drink 3092 64 By: Tellwut

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