Contact Us

Study Says!: People Who Don’t Drink Alcohol Are More Likely to Die Early

Mike and Jon
With my pal, Mike Gagne, at Hobnobbers Pub in Milo
A recent study suggests that if you’re middle age and don’t drink alcohol, your mortality rate is increased. That means that, according to this study, moderate drinking (2 or 3 drinks a day) may help you live longer!

The study focused on individuals who were 55 to 65-years-old and spanned a 20 year period. Here are the findings:

Of the 1824 participants, 41% of moderate drinkers died prematurely compared with 69% of non-drinkers. Even heavy drinkers fared better than those who were dry. Hmmmm…drink for thought, ehhh?

Though the reasons are unclear, researchers feel there may be a connection between mortality rates and the fact that alcohol can be a “social lubricant,” and note that these social networks are essential to good physical and mental health.

So, let’s raise a glass as we salute “Mr. give me another Scotch on the rocks for my good health” Guy….a real American hero!

Cheers!

More from 92 Moose

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://92moose.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92 Moose quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 92 Moose quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!