Second-Hand Drinking: Why You Should Be Worried


By Darwin Malicdem

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Second-hand drinking is another health issue facing people in the U.S. Just like second-hand smoking, it happens when someone shares or gets the worse effect of the alcohol with the person who had the direct exposure.

A recent analysis, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, shows that nearly 21 percent of women and 23 percent of men in the U.S. population experienced second-hand drinking in the last 12 months. The figures combined cover 53 million adults, Hindustan TimesĀ reported Tuesday.

In second-hand smoking, people suffer as they inhale the smoke from its original source. But in drinking, people experience its second-hand effect in the hands of the person…click here to continue reading