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Study: Mobile app may help people recovering from alcohol abuse

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By Andrew M. Seaman

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A mobile app aimed at keeping people recovering from alcohol abuse sober appears to cut down on the number of days they drink, according to a new study.

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More recovering alcohol abusers also reported total abstinence from drinking when using the app, which has guided relaxation techniques and alerts users when they're near bars and other places that may be risky to their recoveries.

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