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Study: Russian Men Dying Early From Heavy Vodka Use

Researchers found Russian men who drink large amounts of vodka have an "extraordinarily" high risk of early death. A study published Thursday in The Lancet medical journal details the findings of scientists who tracked about 151,000 adults between the years of 1999 and 2010. Of the 8,000 people in the study who died during that time, many were found to be heavy drinkers of vodka. The researchers said they found excess vodka use among those dying of external causes, such as...

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