From the April 1978 magazine.

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Doctor's Role Assessed

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A mass screening test which would permit physicians to find abusive drinkers earlier in their drinking careers is one aim of research now going on at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Ernest P. Noble, director, said.

"In one investigation at NIAAA, 25 routine blood chemistry tests were given to two groups of patients, one known to be alcoholic, and the other...

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Fou