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How does drinking affect mortality?


Consuming one to two drinks four or more times per week, which is deemed healthy by current guidelines, increases the risk of premature death by 20%, compared with drinking three times a week or less, according to a study in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

Read more via Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and access the study at Wiley Online Library.


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