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Physicians inadvertently contribute to drug abuse when they prescribe tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, or other sedatives for alcohol-dependent patients, according to Lawrence H. Wharton, MD, assistant chief of alcoholism services at Long Beach (Calif.) General Hospital.
Dr. Wharton noted that alcohol is the most frequently used--and abused--sedative in the U.S. today. All too...
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