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Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Neighborhood Drinking Problem

Late last year, the New York City health department unveiled the latest installment in a subway advertising campaign meant to illuminate the perils of heavy drinking. Featuring young people who would seem to have aggressively exceeded the city’s recommended limits for alcohol consumption — no more than one drink a day for women, no more than two for men — the posters depict the ugly consequences of a kind of night life that draws many 22-year-olds to the city in the first place.
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