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Wave Of Seniors With Substance Abuse Problems Enter Medicare

January 20, 2011 9:23 a.m.

One in 10 seniors is a heavy drinker. For most alcoholics, the problem starts in their early 20s, and by their 60s, alcohol has taken its toll. That could have implications for Medicare, as millions of baby boomers enter the system.

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