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Alcohol and cancer: What does a ‘500% increase’ in risk really mean?

12:43 EST 8 Nov 2017 | Healthnewsreview

Last night, NBC Nightly News ran a story about the cancer risks related to alcohol consumption. But instead of communicating those risks in a way that would educate and inform, NBC’s coverage was an example of misinformation and fear-mongering. Consider this graphic touting what the reporter describes as a “staggering increased risk of 500%” for […]

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