Study links drinking more than 5 glasses of wine or beer a week to lower life expectancy

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Susan Perry Creative Commons/Quinn DombrowskiA large, international study has found that consuming more than the equivalent of five drinks per week is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and a shortened life span.The “safe” upper limit for healthy alcohol consumption for men is almost twice as high in the United States as it is in the United Kingdom, according to official health guidelines from both countries.But Americans — particularly American men — may want to start following the British recommendations. A large, international study has found that consuming more than the equivalent of five drinks per week — almost two-thirds fewer than the amount deemed safe for men in the U.S. — is associated with an...

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Study links drinking more than 5 glasses of wine or beer a week to lower life expectancy

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