From the December 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

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The alcoholic may lie about his drinking, but his blood will tell the truth. Specifically, said Joseph J. Barboriak, a certain kind of fat found in blood shows whether an individual is an alcoholic. It will also reveal the one who backslides.

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