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Cunning, Baffling

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The executive who drinks at lunch, then adds a Scotch or two before dinner, and enjoys a round of drinks at a weekend party may be a candidate for an elusive ailment that Dr. Simmy Bank calls "the three-martini syndrome."

The condition affects the pancreas, provoking abdominal pain that may readily be confused with symptoms of other diseases. The syndrome is not widespread. It can take... Login to read more
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