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How Much Is Too Much? CDC Director Advises

More than 30 years of research has shown that alcohol screening and brief counseling is effective at reducing risky drinking. However, this month’s Vital Signs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that only 1 in 6 adults — and only 1 in 4 binge drinkers — say a healthcare professional has ever talked about alcohol use with them. CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, shares strategies and tools to help doctors talk with their patients about alcohol use.

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