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Baby boomer alcohol harm 'more likely than in young'

12 October 2012 Last updated at 07:27 BST

The amount of NHS money spent treating middle-aged and older people for alcohol-related problems in England is more than 10 times that spent on teenagers and young adults.

A report by the charity Alcohol Concern found the cost of hospital admissions of 55 to 74-year-olds was more than £825m.

Dominic Hughes reports.