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ARCHIVED: Communicating Alcohol-Related Health Risks: Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

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Describes how to communicate Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines  (LRDGs), which set safe alcohol drink limits per week for men and women to promote a culture of moderation and reduce long-term health risks. CCSA developed this resource to help healthcare providers discuss with patients the risks of serious illnesses associated with various levels of alcohol consumption.

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