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Consumption of alcoholic beverages and subjective health in Spain
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    Re: BBC reports drinkers "healthier" than abstainers
    Dear Editor

    We thank Mr. Barnett for his interest in our article, even though his comments suggest he has not read it. Following there are some notes on Barnett’s comments:

    We have never received funds from the beverage industry, either for this research or for any of the several studies we have done on the relationship between alcohol and health.

    Contrary to Barnett’s comments, we finished our article a...

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    BBC reports drinkers "healthier" than abstainers

    Dear Editor

    , I trust peers in the fields of Epidemiology and Community Health will have ample opportunity to scrutinize the hapless "study" from Spain published in your journal this week as reported on BBC News web site and I wish to foreshadow their likely findings of the so-called scientists whose study linked more and more alcohol consumption with "feeling healthier" as laughable and very unscientific.

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