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Is alcohol good for you? Can’t tell for sure… (But we KNOW it can be bad for you)

Can alcohol consumption be good for your health? The answer is – it’s impossible to know. A recent study in the British Medical Journal says that many studies showing health benefits to alcohol are very probably wrong. The reason is that … Continue reading

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Two crises and one solution: How alcohol tax increases can help save state budgets and reduce underage drinking

    “Schools, city stare into abyss” screams a headline in the San Diego Union-Tribune about the hundreds of millions of dollars in budget shortfalls foreseen in the next few years. “Schwarzenegger declares California fiscal emergency” yells Reuters. But the … Continue reading

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