Every week, the Nuance will go beyond the basics, offering a deep and researched look at the latest science and expert insights on a buzzed-about health topic.
Maybe you’ve heard of “Dry January”? It’s an alcohol abstinence campaign, launched a few years ago, that encourages people to give up drinking for the first month of the year. (“Sober September” is a similar public health initiative.) Dry January’s organizers say a month without booze can promote weight loss, improve sleep and energy levels, and offer many other health benefits.