Newsflash! Too much Foster's makes you clumsy, hungover

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This just in: Scientists in Australia have discovered that, according to the headline, "DRINKING CAN BE DANGEROUS:"

People who drink alcohol are up to four times more likely than non-drinkers to be hurt from physical injuries such as a fall or punch, new research shows.

More obviousness: "Binge drinkers were more at risk of being injured than regular drinkers. And people who sustained serious injuries were more likely to have consumed beer and have been drinking in a licensed premises."

Slightly less obvious: "Mixing drinks increased injury risk five-fold."

The study did not weigh in on the validity of the "beer before liquor, never sicker" hypothesis.

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July 20, 2006 - 7:06am
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