You Should Know

December 1997 Issue

'Tis the Season to keep a Lid on Hot Toddies

As you celebrate the holidays and toast the new year, the perfect companion to a wintry evening might seem to be a hot toddy (liquor mixed with hot water, coffee or tea). But don't get too fond of that warm, cozy feeling. A recent study from France suggests that drinking hot spirits may raise the risk of esophageal cancer. A link between alcohol and cancer of the esophagus is well-established. But this association

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