The EtG test can detect alcohol in urine up to 3 days or longer after heavy alcohol consumption. If only a few drinks were ingested, then this test can detect alcohol in urine for up to 2 days, according to the Medical U... More »

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The human body breaks down alcohol at the average rate of about 0.6 fluid ounces of pure alcohol per hour, says the National Health Service. This rate varies due to a variety of factors including age, weight and sex. More »

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There is no way to determine how long alcohol remains detectable on the breath. Smelling the breath is not a reliable indicator of the level of alcohol in the system, according to law enforcement findings. More »

A saliva test can detect traces of alcohol in the body for as long as 12 days after the consumption of alcohol, states Addict-Help. This type of test is also called an ethyl gluconoride test. More »

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Because it is a Class C misdemeanor, the penalty for minor consumption of alcohol in Indiana is up to 60 days in jail, a fine of up to $500 and license suspension, as of 2014. The laws concerning alcohol in Indiana defin... More »

The 18th Amendment, the prohibition of the manufacture, sale and distribution of alcohol, was caused by the widespread belief that the consumption of alcohol was deteriorating Americans' health, lowering productivity and... More »

High triglyceride levels are caused by lifestyle and health conditions, including obesity, poorly controlled diabetes, hypothyroidism, kidney disease, eating more calories than are burned and excessive alcohol consumptio... More »