Tag: alcohol

What Motivates You to Drink?: Comparing Reasons For Drinking with Problem Drinking in Australian Adults

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In July of last year, The Academic Wino covered a paper that examined the perceived healthiness of wine, and whether or not that perception led to an increase in wine consumption frequency and an increase in willingness to pay for…

Does Wine Consumption Really Lower Mortality Risk in Adults?: Evidence for the Contrary

There is a lot of evidence in the literature that claims moderate alcohol consumption is associated with reduced mortality in adults.  For example, studies have shown that wine consumption in particular reduces cardiac mortality, as well as other beneficial effects. …