Department of Health Metrics Sciences

February 13, 2019

King 5 Interview: Professor Emmanuela Gakidou presents findings that no level of alcohol is safe

Despite previous claims that alcohol in moderation can provide health benefits, a recent study by the Global Burden of Disease finds that alcohol consumption provides no net life expectancy benefits, and is responsible for over 3 million deaths worldwide every year. Professor Emmanuela Gakidou of the Department of Health Metrics Sciences appeared on King 5 on January 9th to discuss this study and its implications on alcohol consumption.

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