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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new study suggests that people who do not consume alcohol tend to take more sick days than those who drink.

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The study found that non-drinkers are more frequently absent from work due to being sick more.

In addition, those who don’t drink tend to be at a greater risk of missing work because of respiratory and digestive diseases, mental disorders, as well as muscle and skeletal disorders.

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The journal Addiction published the findings, which were a result of analyzing the drinking habits of 47,000 people in Europe.