From the July 1981 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

High Rates in Hospitals and Prisons

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At least 40% of the hospital patients in New York State have alcohol-related medical problems, and a similar percentage of prison inmates are alcoholics, according to testimony at a state hearing on alcohol and heroin abuse.

-- Glenn Fowler

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