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Binge drinking affects 1 in 10 older adults in the US

Binge drinking can be harmful for older people because it increases the risk of injuries and falls and the chances of developing chronic health problems.  The new Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study analyzed recent national survey data on alcohol use.  The analysis estimates that 10.6% of adults in the U.S. who are 65 years of age and older are "current binge drinkers."  Read more....

 

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