Alcohol abuse linked to higher heart hazards, examine says

( CNN) An calculated 10 million to 15 million Americans abuse alcohol, entailing excessive drinking negatively affects their lives. Now, research indicates a link between too much drinking and heart problems, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide.

Abusing alcohol increases the likelihood of suffering atrial fibrillation, heart attack or congestive heart failure, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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