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Does drinking alcohol increase my risk of getting pneumonia?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
Regularly drinking too much alcohol is bad for you in more ways than one. In this video, Dr. Robin Miller explains why people who drink heavily can catch pneumonia more easily.


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