The MedPage article heading says it all. Read the full research below.
“Among working-age adults, almost one in 10 deaths in the U.S. from 2006 to 2010 was attributable to excessive drinking…”
“The most common cause of chronic alcohol-attributable deaths was alcoholic liver disease”
The study is by Stahre M, et al “Contribution of excessive alcohol consumption to deaths and years of potential life lost in the United States” as published in Preventing Chronic Disease 2014; 11: 130293.
Here is the full sad truth about what alcohol is doing to our health and longevity: http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/PublicHealth/46510?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2014-06-27&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DailyHeadlines&utm_source=WCfirstname.lastname@example.org&mu_id=5366266