All Adults Should Be Screened For Unhealthy Alcohol Use, New Guidelines Say


By Susan Scutti, CNN

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You can expect a “drinking checkup” when you visit the doctor. All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care physicians, the United States Preventive Services Task Force advises. For those patients who drink above the recommended limits, doctors should provide brief counseling to help them reduce their drinking, according to…click here to continue reading