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Frank Plummer opens up about his alcoholism — and the experimental surgery he says saved him

Dr. Frank Plummer has been on the front lines of some of the world's biggest health scares. Now he's speaking publicly for the first time about his alcoholism. He tells As It Happens host Carol Off about being the first participant in a new medical trial that is using deep brain stimulation to treat alcohol addiction.
Dr. Frank Plummer has been on the front lines of some of the world's biggest health scares. Now he's speaking publicly for the first time about his alcoholism. He tells As It Happens host Carol Off about being the first participant in a new medical trial that is using deep brain stimulation to treat alcohol addiction. 6:34