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Saturday, July 5, 2008

81% say Australians have a binge-drinking culture

Heath Gilmore

July 6, 2008

HEALTH authorities will call on GPs and other medical workers to ask patients about their alcohol consumption as a poll reveals that four in five of us think Australia has a binge-drinking culture.

The recommendation to manage drinking behaviour before it gets out of control would be part of a plan to prevent alcohol disease that is being prepared by a working party for NSW Health.

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