Personal Health

The Sickness Ravaging the United States That Almost No One Is Talking About

Researchers believe alcoholism is becoming a public health crisis.

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Women and older adults in the United States are drinking a concerning amount of alcohol, leading researchers to label the problem a “public health crisis.” In a new report, published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism looked at two large studies with data on self-reported drinking habits. The studies,…

Janissa Delzo reports for Medical Daily. 

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