Reducing Alcohol to Half a Unit A Day Saves Lives, Oxford University Study  
6/1/2012 7:30:27 AM

About 4,600 lives in England could be saved a year by reducing alcohol intake to just half a unit a day, say experts. The Oxford University report warned that alcohol consumption is a risk factor for many chronic diseases. The government recommends that men drink no more than three to four units per day and women no more than two to three.