The life and times of the J-shaped curve.

  title={The life and times of the J-shaped curve.},
  author={Jennie Connor},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  volume={41 6},
Epidemiologists continue to conduct prospective studies of the association between alcohol consumption and mortality; both all-cause mortality and one of its biggest drivers, deaths from coronary disease. Our fascination centres on the healthenhancing effects of light to moderate frequent drinking. This is the halcyon zone where alcohol is anxiolytic and relaxing, improves our meal, enhances our social life, and prevents our coronary disease without appearing to inflict much damage. Some have… CONTINUE READING


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