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Embargoed until: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1pm ET
Contact: Media Relations
At least 38 million adults in the United States drink too much and most are not alcoholics. What are the latest findings and what can be done to reduce this behavior? CDC will discuss why alcohol screening and brief counseling are a health service that works to curve down alcohol use.
CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.
Tuesday, January 7 at Noon ET
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.