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Your risk of cancer goes up even if you drink just one or two alcoholic drinks a day.
Find out the truth behind the most common hangover cure myths.
Work out exactly how much alcohol you're drinking with our alcohol calculator.
Drinking alcohol need not be harmful if you stick within the recommended limits and enjoy it sensibly.
Having trouble stopping drinking once you've started may be a sign of alcohol dependence.
When you drink alcohol, it almost immediately affects your body in a number of ways.
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