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Study Finds Heavy Drinkers Outlive Nondrinkers

TIME - You would think that it should be the other way around, however, according to a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research suggests that - for reasons that aren't entirely clear - not drinking alcohol does actually tend to increase one's risk of dying even when you exclude former drinkers. The study found the mortality rates for abstainers than those of heavy drinkers.

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