Non-Drinkers As Likely As Heavy Drinkers to Miss More Days of Work, Study Says

Non-Drinkers As Likely As Heavy Drinkers to Miss More Days of Work, Study Says

A new study showed that people with more extreme drinking habits, on either end of the spectrum, are more likely to call in sick to work. Meanwhile, people who said they drank moderately did not have as many sick days. "Drinking in moderation seems not to be associated with sickness absence," lead study author Dr. Jenni Ervasti, a specialized researcher at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health told ABC News. The study, published in the journal 'Addiction', is based on a wide-ranging survey on drinking across three countries in Europe, as well as employment registries on sick days. More than...

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