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Binge Drinking Costs U.S. $220 Billion

Americans imbibe about 117 billion alcoholic drinks each year, and that excessive drinking comes with a hefty economic price tag, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How Diet Obsession, Alcohol Ads Lead to “Drunkorexia”

Experts are increasingly concerned about the trend of “drunkorexia”–skipping meals or exercising to make room for alcohol calories–and believe the advertising practices of alcohol companies are contributing to the problem.

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