The nation's capital is at the top of list when it comes to the cost of excessive drinking.
A new study by the CDC found binge drinking costs the U.S. more than $223 billion in health care, lost productivity, crime and early death.
Statistics show D.C. residents drink the most - it broke down to 680 drinks each in 2006 and cost more than $1600 per-person.
The per-person costs for Maryland and Virginia were less than half that amount.
Binge drinking is considered 5 drinks for men and 4 for women.
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