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Sunday, April 6, 2014
Excessive consumption of alcohol a local health issue

The Citizen editorial on binge drinking (March 23) reminds us of the public health problem which is the "elephant in the room." As the Monroe County Community Health Almanac (2013) documents, we consume more alcohol per capita in Monroe County than any of the other 66 counties statewide.

Alcohol is more readily available here due to the abundance of liquor licenses and the...

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