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Alcohol and health

United States. Health Services and Mental Health Administration

Alcohol and health

Eighth Special Report to the U.S. Congress

by United States. Health Services and Mental Health Administration

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Published by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

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    Other titlesFirst Special Report to the U.S. Congress on Alcohol & Health, 1971.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV"5009"A426"1993
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21603697M

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