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Alcohol consumption down in America

August 14, 2008 8:51:13 AM PDT
Overall alcohol consumption is on the way down in America.A Boston University School of Medicine researcher and his colleagues have monitored the drinking of 8,600 people over a 50 year span.

Their study found that younger people drink more moderately than older generations.

Alcohol consumption also decreased with age.

While the findings are encouraging, the study showed no decline in alcohol-related disorders.

Researchers say it shows a continuing need for prevention efforts.


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