Alcohol is the world’s seventh-leading cause of disease burden, researchers found, and is the top risk factor for a variety of diseases in people ages 15-49. Over time, excessive drinking also raises the risk of developing various cancers, particularly in women ages 50 and older.
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Bankole A. Johnson, DSc, MD The Dr. Irving J. Taylor Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Professor of Medicine, Neurology, and Pharmacology Director of the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit University of Maryland School of Medicine
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