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Alcoholism (cont.)

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alcohol dependence, alcohol addiction, alcohol abuse, drinking problem, CAGE questionnaire, alcoholic ketoacidosis, detoxification, alcoholism, alcohol intoxication, inebriated, drunk, drunk driving, DWI, driving while intoxicated, DUI, driving under influence, BAC, blood alcohol concentration, intoxicated, Breathalyzer, Breathalyzer test, delirium tremens, DTs, stabilization, detoxification, rehabilitation, alcoholic, alcoholism

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