Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Alcohol May Not Be So Good for You, After All

Samstag 27. Juni 2009 von htm

Many studies have suggested that using alcohol in moderation may help heart health and even prevent diabetes and dementia, but some scientists are questioning the purported benefits of moderate drinking, the New York Times reported June 16. Kaye Middleton Fillmore, a retired sociologist from the University of California at San Francisco, suggested that moderate drinking is simply what healthy people do, as well as exercising and eating right. Tim Naimi of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that moderate drinkers are healthier, wealthier, and more educated and that these social advantages have nothing to do with their drinking. (Source: Join Together, 6/23/09) Comment: It’s high time a well-known newspaper brings up this question. Let’s hope other will follow.

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