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Why women of all ages are consuming more alcohol

WHYY Public Media on July 22, 2013 16:08

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    By all measures, American women are drinking more than ever. The number of women charged with drunk driving has increased, women are entering alcohol treatment programs at a higher rate than before, and women are the consumers whose purchases are responsible for the steady growth in wine sales. Journalist Gabrielle Glaser began to notice this trend in her own life some years ago. With three children at home, she found herself drinking more in the evenings — as much as two-thirds of a bottle of wine — many of her friends were doing the same. In her new book, Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink — And How They Can Regain Control, Glaser explores the relationship she has with alcohol, why women are drinking more and why some programs like Alcoholics Anonymous may be better suited for men. She's our guest this morning on Radio Times. - See more at:

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