CDC research finds most people who drink excessively are not alcoholics

November 21, 2014 11:31 AM

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A new government report states that most of the people who drink heavily to get high are not alcoholics. The study also affirms that there is more that can be done to help heavy drinkers to cut down on their alcohol intake, The research was conducted by CDC on 138,100 adults, and they found that every heavy drinker is not an alcoholic. The study was conducted by the team of National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The results indicated that nine out of 10 people who drink too much are not addicts, and also that this behavior can be changed.

Drinking excessively results into 88,000 deaths per year, and is hence a threat to public health. It results in some diseases like liver failures, kidney diseases, and even drunk driving causes accidents, which lead to death. Dr. Robert Brewer, who leads the alcohol program at the Centers for Diseas...

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