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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.

The dimensions of the problems caused by excessive drinking are only beginning to be understood, according to specialists who testified at the hearing. They said... Login to read more
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