Opinion

A very inconvenient truth: alcohol isn't good for us

By Professor Simone Pettigrew
July 5 2019 - 9:00pm
A very inconvenient truth: alcohol isn't good for us

It's unfortunate but true - alcohol is a carcinogen and there is no safe dose. Alcohol use increases the risk of mouth, throat, liver, bowel and breast cancers, and is estimated to be responsible for one in 20 deaths around the world.

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