Tag: Cancer

The Atlantic Is Nostalgic For The Anti-Alcohol Prohibition Era

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The following article by Dr. Alex Berezow is reprinted by permission of the American Council on Science and Health. In it, he points out fallacies of an Atlantic anti-alcohol article. Completely banning alcohol would only prevent about 3.5% of cancer deaths. That, of course, means the other 96.5% of fatal cancers are caused by things other than …

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Alcohol and Lung Cancer: Is Drinking a Risk Factor?

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Is drinking alcohol a risk factor for lung cancer? That is, does drinking increases the chance of getting the disease? No. Drinking alcohol and lung cancer are not linked or associated. That’s the conclusion of the National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society. National Health Service (UK). Cancer Council Australia. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Canadian Cancer Society. Cancer Research …

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Drinking Alcohol and Gallbladder Cancer Risk: Essential Information

Alcohol and gallbladder cancer are not linked. So drinking alcohol is not a risk factor for developing the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The National Health Service of the UK (NHS). The American Cancer Society. Cancer Research UK. These and other major organizations conclude that alcohol doesn’t increase the risk of …

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Drinking and Prostate Cancer Risk. Research Evidence

The Study Researchers studied alcohol drinking and prostate cancer risk. To do so, they used data from 11,372 male participants in the Finnish Twin Cohort. The Cohort was first formed in 1974. It consisted of twins who were at least 16 years old. They included both monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs. That is, both identical …

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Alcohol and Health: Medical Findings for Health and Long Life

What do we know about alcohol and health? Moderate drinkers tend to have better health than either abstainers or heavy drinkers. They have fewer heart attacks and strokes. They’re also less likely to have many other diseases. Beer, wine and spirits appear to be equally good for health. And for longevity. I. Some Background on …

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