News that Vexes

News that Vexes

It's so tiresome to read 'new studies' that reveal Smoking, Stress or Obesity are Bad for you. Yet these studies appear all the time. It's time to take back the newswire from so-called Scientists!

Thursday, April 27, 2006

At-risk drinking risky for older men

What you talkin' about, Doctor? Well, it seems that

Elderly men who engage in "at-risk" drinking have higher mortality rates than those who abstain or drink safer amounts of alcohol, a report indicates.

The authors define at-risk drinking as excessive drinking or the "use of alcohol in amounts deemed risky in the presence of relevant comorbidities."

So get a pen or pencil and jot this down: according to this new study by Dr. Allison A. Moore at UCLA, (send her mail to thank her): at-risk drinking is risky.


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