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Retired, Took Up Drinking

Alcohol use is at an all-time high among older Americans, and that trend brings a host of health risks.

The holidays mean that many people will be raising a glass. The spirits industry makes more than a quarter of its annual profits between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, and violations for drunk driving go up by a third during the same period. But one population may be less likely to leave the bottle on the shelf when January comes: older Americans.

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