From the November 1981 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Ominous Statistics

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

A 10-year California study of death rates [among] 8,060 people reinforced other research indicating moderate alcohol consumption may have a protective effect against heart disease.

But the researchers, Dr. Arthur L. Klatsky and two colleagues at the Kaiser-Permanente Medical Center at Oakland, California, warned that the dangers of "chronic substantial" alcohol consumption were...

-- UPI