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Saturday, August 26, 2006

In Australia: booze-addled boomers stumble towards retirement

Forget the image of binge-drinking teenagers: it is their parents that are the nation's real alcohol abusers.

In only 10 years, risky and highly risky drinking levels among baby boomers approaching retirement have soared, overtaking the level of abuse among young people.

More than 15 per cent of 45- to 64-year-olds now drink at levels considered highly risky: seven or more drinks a day for men and five for women."

"Boomers Are the Biggest Boozers"
The Australian

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