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Alcohol and human health

Alcohol and human health

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcohol -- Health aspects.,
  • Alcoholism.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118) and index.

    Statementedited by Lesley Smart.
    SeriesIntroducing health science
    ContributionsSmart, Lesley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP801.A3 A4148 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18726106M
    ISBN 100199237352
    ISBN 109780199237357
    LC Control Number2008273765


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