Alcohol and drug abuse, flu shots and lactose intolerance

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 03:07 in Health & Medicine

Survey finds lower drinking rate among blacks; CDC panel recommends annual flu shots; no consensus on lactose intolerance. African Americans have lower drinking rates than other racial groups, according to a new survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It found that blacks ages 18 and older use alcohol at a rate of 44.3% compared with the national average of...

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