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4 Common Myths About Alcohol and What Science Says About Them

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Rumors that hard drinks kill the brain, while coffee helps sober up are somewhat exaggerated.

Drinking alcoholic beverages is one of the oldest traditions of mankind. And during its existence, it has managed to acquire a whole bunch of different myths. Some of them are a thing of the past, while others turned out to be surprisingly tenacious and still exist. This article will introduce you to the opinion of science about some of them.

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Does Alcohol Help to Reduce Stress? It’s Not That Simple

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Jokes about quarantine and surviving it with the help of alcohol have become traditional on social networks.

According to scientific and medical journalist Markham Hyde in his column for Medium, alcohol sales in the United States increased by 55% after the onset of the coronavirus crisis.

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