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1:09 CDC Director Advises on What is Considered Drinking Too Much

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CDC Director Advises on What is Considered Drinking Too Much

The January 2014 Vital Signs report urges healthcare professionals to aid in preventing alcoholism and excessive drinking by using alcohol screening and counseling. In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, MD, MPH discusses the problem…
2:09 What Are the Four Reasons Why Doctors Should Screen Their Patients for Drinking Too Much?

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What Are the Four Reasons Why Doctors Should Screen Their Patients for Drinking Too Much?

The January 2014 Vital Signs report urges healthcare professionals to aid in preventing alcoholism and excessive drinking by using alcohol screening and counseling. In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, MD, MPH addresses several…

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Tom Frieden, MD, MPH
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

0:53 What Percentage of Patients Are Alcohol Dependent and What Can Be Done in These Instances?

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What Percentage of Patients Are Alcohol Dependent and What Can Be Done in These Instances?

The January 2014 Vital Signs report urges healthcare professionals to aid in preventing alcoholism and excessive drinking by using alcohol screening and counseling. In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, MD, MPH discusses the…
2:20 What Are the 5 Steps That Doctors Can Take to Set Up Their Practice for Simplifying Alcohol Counseling

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What Are the 5 Steps That Doctors Can Take to Set Up Their Practice for Simplifying Alcohol Counseling

The January 2014 Vital Signs report urges healthcare professionals to aid in preventing alcoholism and excessive drinking by using alcohol screening and counseling. In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, MD, MPH explains that there…
1:40 What are the 4 steps that comprise a clinical approach to addressing patients who drink too much?

Vital Signs

What are the 4 steps that comprise a clinical approach to addressing patients who drink too much?

The January 2014 Vital Signs report urges healthcare professionals to aid in preventing alcoholism and excessive drinking by using alcohol screening and counseling. In this video, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, MD, MPH explains the four…