Drinking is the act of ingesting water or other drinks through the mouth. Water is required for many of life’s physiological processes. Both excessive and inadequate water intake are associated with health problems.

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Choose Responsibility - Purpose
... Choose Responsibility has examined many industrialized societies with drinking ages less than 21 but scientifically measured to have more ... The organization believes that current drinking laws "infantilize" young adults and promote immature behaviors ... Choose Responsibility compares the results of current drinking laws to the failure of laws associated with Prohibition to maintain and enforce a reduction in ...
Chloramination - Adverse Effects - NDMA
... NDMA can be a byproduct of chloramination or chlorination, but drinking water is not a major source of exposure to NDMA ... survey of chlorinated and chloraminated drinking waters—NDMA may cause serious human health problems, such as liver disease ... in 1999 and 2000 found the highest level of NDMA in drinking water that had been treated with chloramine was 0.00006 parts per million ...
... Mizuwari means "mixed with water" and is a popular way of drinking spirits in Japan ... The practice comes from Japanese shochu drinking traditions but is also a very popular way of drinking whisky ...
Clean Water Act (Ontario)
... The purpose of this Act is to protect existing and future sources of drinking water ... commitment to ensuring that every Ontarian has access to safe drinking water ... By stopping contaminants from getting into sources of drinking water — lakes, rivers and aquifers — we can provide the first line of defense in the protection of our environment and the health of Ontarians ...
Amethyst Initiative - Purpose
... said in a statement that the initiative is not about lowering the drinking age, but to open a debate on alcohol policies that affect young people and their choices about alcohol use ... sustained, unfettered debate about the drinking age and the reality of life on a college campus and how these two things are aligned ... signed the statement in hopes that it would encourage debate on our campus about the seriousness of drinking in general but more importantly the high-risk drinking that has become so common on college ...

Famous quotes containing the word drinking:

    The rapturous, wild, and ineffable pleasure
    Of drinking at somebody else’s expense.
    Henry Sambrooke Leigh (1837–1883)

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    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

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    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)