[ExI] Drinking

Kryonica kryonica at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 08:59:58 UTC 2012


This morning on BBC news "too much drinking" is once more all the rage: 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-16869618

Does anyone know how well founded scientifically is all this talk about for instance increased risk of mouth cancer if one glass of wine regularly turns into two or three?  I get suspicious with these general statements (after being repeatedly reminded by Anders that they have to be taken with a pinch of salt and that one must always have a look at the real scientific article behind them), and all the more so because I like my red wine and have read elsewhere (on the BBC!) that it is good for me :-/  The BBC article is full of very sweeping statements indeed that would require some expert reading to sort the wheat from the chaff.


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