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'Our research program’s findings summarised above suggest that the unrepresentativeness of alcohol cohorts may have added insult to the methodological injury that led in the first instance to false research conclusions and poor advice encouraging moderate alcohol consumption for health benefits'
– Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, School of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney
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