New Scientific Study: No Safe Level of Alcohol


A new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol.

The study, published today in the international medical journal The Lancet, shows that in 2016, nearly 3 million deaths globally were attributed to alcohol use, including 12 percent of deaths in males between the ages of 15 and 49.

The Guardian: Smoking Causes One in Ten Deaths Globally, Major New Study Reveals

By Sarah Boseley 

One in ten deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is spreading across the globe.


Emmanuela Gakidou, MSc, PhD, Professor of Global Health at UW and Director of Education and Training at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) was a senior author.