From the April 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

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A survey by the University of Texas pharmacy department reveals that more than 500 drugs, most of them over-the-counter medications, contain alcohol ranging from 0.5 to 68% by volume.

One popular anticold potion contains 25% alcohol, the equivalent of a 50 proof alcoholic beverage. The recommended daily dosages of many geriatric tonics provide the users with the amount of alcohol...

-- Chicago Tribune Service