Alcohol Use & Your Cancer Risk

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Most adults enjoy a good drink or two every now and then, but how much is too much? According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, women shouldn’t exceed more than one glass a day and men shouldn’t exceed more than two glasses a day.

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Although alcohol is usually associated with having a great time, people often forget that it’s a depressant and consuming too much can lead to serious health consequences, such as liver damage and increased blood pressure, as well as various types of cancer, including breast and prostate cancer.