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Volume 2013, Article ID 860915, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/860915
Research Article

Observational Research on Alcohol Use and Chronic Disease Outcome: New Approaches to Counter Biases

National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Received 10 May 2013; Accepted 18 June 2013

Academic Editors: P. P. Egeghy and S. I. Woodruff

Copyright © 2013 Wenbin Liang and Tanya Chikritzhs. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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