Alcohol: a connection that goes back millions of years

Alcohol is the drug most commonly consumed by the population, with more than 8 in 10 Quebeckers regularly consuming alcoholic drinks. It seems that this attraction to alcohol is the result of a genetic mutation which occurred several million years ago, even before the appearance of the first Homo sapiens. Download the column

Richard Béliveau

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The conclusion of the largest study ever performed regarding the effects of body weight on health is unequivocal: being overweight or obese significantly diminishes life expectancy and currently represents the second greatest cause of premature death, just behind tobacco. Download this column