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To what extent are studies that show health benefits due to low-moderate alcohol consumption supported?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
See below: Several studies show this but they are retrospective studies. It would be equally valid to conclude that healthy people allow themselves to drink moderately while chronically ill persons do not because it worsens their illness.

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