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Another reason to drink wine?

By |December 4th, 2015|

There has been several articles on alcohol and its effects on our health recently.
Aim
To assess if wine is beneficial for those with diabetes.
Results
Red wine significantly increased the good cholesterol (HDL) and decreased the total cholesterol level.  Other benefits […]

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Alcohol in small amounts may increase your risk of cancer

By |October 8th, 2015|

Although the relation between alcohol and cancer has been extensively studied, the role of alcohol independent of smoking has not been settled.  So the premise is to determine what impact alcohol sans smoking may have with regards to […]

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Alcohol: Do you personally think that it is heart healthy?

By |September 29th, 2015|

Despite the equipoise regarding alcohol’s cardiovascular effects and absence of relevant rigorous controlled trials, the lay press frequently portrays it as being “heart healthy”.  This isn’t anything new, as throughout the 10,000 or so years that humans have been drinking fermented […]

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Alcohol consumption during pregnancy put babies at greater risk in life

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix.  No one knows exactly what potential harmful effects even the smallest amount of alcohol has on a developing baby.

All public health officials in the United States recommend that pregnant women, as well as […]