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People were drinking wine a lot earlier than originally expected

It’s always wine o’clock somewhere — and always was. Researchers have unearthed telltale evidence of the world’s earliest winemaking in clay crockery dating back to 6,000 B.C., the Guardian reports. The discovery, in the country of Georgia, suggests that the ...

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30% of Americans know drinking alcohol can cause cancer: survey

Almost 80% of American adults polled for a cancer risk factor survey correctly identified tobacco use as a potential cause of the illness, but only 30% know that drinking alcohol can lead to cancer, too. The poll, conducted by the ...

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Even moderate drinking may increase cancer risk … slightly

The alcohol industry was accused of attempting to downplay the beverage’s connection to an increased risk of seven different types of cancer, and new research published by the journal Drug and Alcohol Review reveals that even “responsible drinking” bears a ...

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You’re drinking plastic fibers in your tap water

Tap water isn’t just full of lead, arsenic and other contaminants — 94% of U.S. drinking water contains plastic fibers, a new study has revealed. Orb Media, a nonprofit journalism group, conducted an investigation of tap water from more than ...

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Americans drinking themselves to death in record numbers

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 24, 2015, 1:26 PM Fotosearch/Getty Images/Fotosearch RF Maybe raising your glass and toasting, “To your health” isn’t the best idea. Roughly 30,700 Americans drank themselves to death last year — the highest number in ...

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Women are drinking more often: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 8:11 AM Peter Dazeley/Getty Images It’s Ladies Night — more than you may have realized. More women are knocking back alcohol — and doing it more often — even as men are ...

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Women are drinking more often: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 8:11 AM Peter Dazeley/Getty Images It’s Ladies Night — more than you may have realized. More women are knocking back alcohol — and doing it more often — even as men are ...

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