Every Drink After the First One… 15 Minutes Closer to Death?
A professor of biostatistics wants you to start thinking about your life in 30-minute windows.
Break the numbers down and you'll see just how binge drinking cuts years from your life: The first one increases your lifespan by 30 minutes, every alcoholic drink that you down today brings you 15 minutes closer to death.
(That means the standard advice of "no more than two drinks a day" still stands, since you're still 15 minutes ahead after two drinks.)
Here's how the good and bad habits you have are either adding extra hours to your clock, or stealing them away:
Looks like I lost a decade on Superbowl Sunday alone