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Alcohol and Cancer Risk

Susan M. Gapstur and Philip John Brooks

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2010, alcoholic beverage consumption caused an estimated 3.3 million deaths worldwide, and contributed to injuries, violence, liver cirrhosis, social disruption and at least seven different types ... More


Epilogue

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter summarizes the key points of the preceding discussions. The overarching theme in American beverage history it is that change is endemic. The most significant turning point was the first: ... More


To Root Out a Bad Habit

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Prohibition on American drinking habits. In 1919, Congress approved the National Prohibition Act, popularly called the Volstead Act, which effectively banned ... More


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