Apr 11, 2023Liked by Christopher Pepper

This is my favorite newsletter style newsletter ever - I just found every single one of these things useful and I'm not even blowing smoke lol - I put the alcohol study results on my FB page yesterday. There is no subject that divides friendships more than talking about how booze is terrible for your health. I've learned not to talk about it in person, just randomly place that stuff online. Or, of course, if someone asks. The Mother Jones article a few years ago about breast cancer and alcohol consumption really opened my eyes to the problems with "sober vs drinker" studies (most notably, that a large percentage of sober people don't drink because of former addiction struggles, which correlates with all sorts of health issues - or they're part of a relatively segregated religious group like Mormons so they aren't diverse enough to really represent populations).

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Thank you so much, Joanna! Really appreciate that feedback.

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