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Alcohol Is Killing More Americans Than Ever

Alcohol Is Killing More Americans Than Ever

More and more Americans are drinking themselves to death. A new study this week finds there were around 72,000 alcohol-related deaths among people over the age of 16 in 2017—more than double the number of similar deaths recorded two decades earlier.

Prospective Fathers Should Avoid Binge Drinking, Study Finds

Prospective Fathers Should Avoid Binge Drinking, Study Finds

Prospective parents — but especially dads — might be wise to avoid too much alcohol, according to a new study out this week. It suggests that women and men who binge drink in the months before conception are more likely to have children with congenital heart defects, with the father’s…