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Definition of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA): One of the National Institutes of Health, NIAAA's mission is to "conduct research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the enormous health, social, and economic consequences of this disease."

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