Tee-totalers are more likely to call in sick from work than moderate drinkers, according to a new study

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A new study has shown that moderate drinkers take fewer sick days than tee-totalers.
Meanwhile, people who drank over the moderate amount were more likely to be absent because of “injury or poisoning.”
It could be because people with existing health problems are more likely to avoid alcohol.
Or it could be because people who drink are seasoned pros at making it to the office with a hangover.

How many times have you been hungover at work this week? If you have a 9-5 job, and you like a drink, you’ll know the feeling well — a concoction of nausea, pain, and regret. Here’s a different question: How many times in the past year have you called into work sick because you drank too much?

Unless you’re superhuman, the answer is probably at least once. And by that logic, you’d probably assume people who drink take more sick days than those who don’t. But according to new research, this might not be true.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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