New research shows even moderate drinkers have poorer health and live shorter lives than teetotalers, contradicting a century of previous science.

For decades, scientific studies suggested moderate drinking was better for most people’s health than not drinking at all, and could even help them live longer.

A new analysis of more than 40 years of research has concluded that many of those studies were flawed and that the opposite is true.

— New York Times / Roni Caryn Rabin

That kind of bad news will drive a person to drink