Risks of alcohol consumption

23 Jun

Teresa sent me this link about the risks of alcohol consumption.

The health benefits of alcohol have been exaggerated. Dr. Mirkin explains why people have been seduced into think that alcohol consumption is safe:

“For many years the wine, beer and alcoholic beverage industries have promoted studies showing that alcohol is healthful. However, researchers at the University of Victoria in British Columbia reviewed 54 studies and found that only seven of those studies corrected their non-drinking population for people who had been told to stop drinking for health reasons (Addiction Research and Theory, April 2006).”

 

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