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What Alcohol Does to a Stressed-Out Brain

The relationship between alcohol and stress relief is a lot more complicated than conventional wisdom holds

In mid-March, when the reality of Covid-19 was setting in across the United States, alcohol sales soared. According to figures quoted by Bloomberg News, beer and wine sales…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health, behavior, and psychology. I’m from Michigan but I live in Germany.