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Designed to drink? The genetics of alcohol addiction

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July 16, 2013
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There are many people who drink alcohol and never become addicted. But others -- despite the destructive consequences -- can’t stop. We’ll share the biggest risk factors that can mean the difference between these two extremes.


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