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  1. Air pollution

    Around 75 per cent of Melbourne's air pollution is caused by vehicle emissions.

  2. Alcohol and pregnancy

    There’s no safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. It’s safest to not drink at all during pregnancy, when trying to conceive, and while breastfeeding.

  3. Alcohol and teenagers

    Alcohol is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population.

  4. Alcohol and the law

    Alcohol is Australia’s most widely used drug, but it can cause significant harm to people and society, especially when consumed at risky levels.

  5. Alcohol and weight gain

    While the relationship between alcohol consumption and obesity remains unclear, there are good reasons to think that alcohol may play a role.

  6. Alcohol facts

    The size of a standard drink can vary according to the type of alcohol.

  7. Altitude sickness

    Being young and fit doesn't reduce your risk of altitude sickness.

  8. Amphetamines

    Amphetamines are psychostimulant drugs that speed up the workings of the brain.

  9. Anabolic steroids

    Prolonged misuse of steroids can cause liver damage and severe mood swings.

  10. Anger - how it affects people

    Well-managed anger can be a useful emotion that motivates you to make positive changes.