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Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year

Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year FFC Comment: Just a quick observation here: Men dying from alcohol related issues is almost three times greater than that of women, yet the person who wrote/published this article put up a picture of young women drinking. Does that make any sense outside of the prejudicial […]

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Medical marijuana laws reduced alcohol consumption

SAM COMMENT > Look for the liquor, beer and wine industries to be lobbying against the passage of laws making marijuana possession and use legal. They of course are well aware of alcohol sales, yet they represented to lawmakers and to the public that alcohol plus other drug usage would increase if marijuana became legal. Marijuana […]

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Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure

By Kate Kelland | LONDON Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists said on Tuesday. In a 30-year study that looked at the brains of 550 middle-aged heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers and teetotallers, the researchers found people drank more alcohol had a greater […]

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The Evidence on the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

An investigation reveals that even moderate alcohol consumption may cause significant harm, including increased liver stiffness, leaky gut and more… …Women, who tend to have more body fat than men, will also tend to be more affected by alcohol, as alcohol is soluble in fat. This is why drinking guidelines are lower for women… …Vitamin […]