Moderate drinkers who binge may be at higher risk of death

03/4/2014 | HealthDay News

Older moderate drinkers whose consumption came in periodic episodes of heavy alcohol use had a twofold increased risk of death within the next 20 years compared with moderate drinkers whose consumption was spread out more evenly over time, according to a study in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. "Heavy episodic drinking concentrates alcohol's toxicity and is linked to mortality by damaging body organs," psychologist and study author Charles Holahan said.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY