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1

Alcohol is _____________, but the Liver can Remove it Before Permanent Damage is Done. It's Addictive.

Poisonous.

2

Alcohol Affects the ___________ System, making Thought Processes Slower than Normal.

Nervous.

3

Alcohol is a ____________, so Heavy Drinkers are at Increased Risk of Developing ________ Cancer.

Carcinogen...Liver...

4

Long-Term Heavy Alcohol Use Also Causes Damage to the ________.

Brain.

5

If a Pregnant Woman Drinks __________, it Passes through the Placenta Into the Developing _______.

Alcohol...Baby...

6

Ionising Radiation in the Form of Different Types of Electromagnetic Waves is a Well-Known ______________. Radioactive Materials are a Source of Ionising ____________.

Carcinogen...Radiation...

7

Ionising Radiation is Dangerous when Taken Directly into Your ______.

Body.

8

Well-Known Sources of Ionising Radiation?

- Ultraviolet Light From the Sun.
- Radioactive Materials Found in the Soil, Water and Air.
- Medical and Dental X-Rays.
- Accidents in Nuclear Power Generation.