Report: New Yorkers Love To Binge Drink

11/15/2010 05:35 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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The city's Health Department has just released a study [pdf] on the drinking habits of New Yorkers, and what they found may not shock you. We like to drink, and apparently the amount of alcohol we consume on a regular basis is considered excessive, from a health perspective. The Health Department says that if you consume more than two alcoholic beverages a night, you are a "heavy drinker." And if you down more than five a night, that's "binge drinking." But keep pushing through to ten or more a night and you no longer suffer from low self-esteem.

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