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CHICAGO, ILL.--Destruction of brain tissue is prevalent among chronic alcoholics, including those middle-aged and younger, according to two studies at a Chicago medical center.
The studies at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center covered two sets of alcoholic patients, ranging in age from 34 to 74 and from 31 to 69.
Both showed "brain atrophy, a possible irreversible loss of brain...