From the November 1974 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

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The report that in 1973 deaths in the United States from cancer and heart disease decreased 15% while deaths from cirrhosis of the liver increased 47.1%, underlines the seriousness of the challenge to physicians posed by alcoholism. It is gratifying, in the light of this challenge, that more attention is being given to alcoholism.

Evidence is accumulating that, despite dramatic debate, smooth interdigitation between "alcoholism professions" and the medical profession is possible.

-- Editorial

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