By some estimates, heavy drinking leads to 75,000 deaths a year in the United States.
Common wisdom, of course, suggests a simple reason, that drinking on an empty stomach will lead to intoxication more quickly.
But drinking is a more serious thing, and leads to worse harm than any that can afflict your body alone.
And even moderate drinking, they insisted, frequently led to alcohol abuse.
They gave him whisky, hoping his drinking would lead to his death.
Animal studies suggest that relatively low-level drinking can lead to damage.
Alcohol abuse is when your drinking leads to problems, but not physical addiction.
The drinking led to a suicide attempt in April.
His drinking led to hospitalization; he refused to write unless Rodgers was in the room with him.
You already know that heavy drinking during pregnancy can lead to serious birth defects.