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Cups Getting Heavier?
February 19, 2009, 6:45 pm
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By Dean Stattmann

Beer Pong

Your weekly bender may be more harmful than you think. According to a study carried out at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, alcohol is responsible for disrupting the genes involved in maintaining healthy bones. More specifically, binge drinking (defined as anything over 5 drinks in 2 hours) was found to obstruct the molecular pathways responsible for preserving bone mass, metabolism and strength, heightening your risk of injury or even osteoporosis. Try limiting yourself to 2 drinks per night. It’s better for your health, and you’ll remember her name when she asks.


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