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A new study suggests that there are positive cardiovascular effects from beer consumption, much like wine is known to have in moderate amounts.
Doctors who drink more themselves are more liberal in their advice to patients on alcohol consumption.
Excessive alcohol consumption in the United States results in 79,000 deaths per year and costs $745 per person, according to a report issued Monday by the CDC.
Drinking just one 4cl measure of spirits can increase the risk of an acute attack of pancreatitis, but wine or beer does not appear to have the same effect.
The higher the number of drink fuelled memory blackouts a student experiences, the greater is his/her risk of sustaining a future injury while under the influence.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, premature birth, and low birth weight.
For some people, alcohol is a social lubricant.
Heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer.
NEW YORK, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), chairman of the Senate Alcohol and Drug Abuse Committee, was joined by public health advocates from across New York Sunday to unveil plans to crack down on easy access that minors have to Four Loko and similar high-alcohol malted beverages.
Men living in low-income neighbourhoods consume more than three times as many alcoholic drinks each week compared to women in these neighbourhoods.
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