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04.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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RAISE A GLASS TO YOUR HEART!

The stream of medical findings, either touting or decrying alcohol consumption, seems endless. Currently, general opinion seems to lean in the direction of pro-consumption for a variety of health benefits. The latest medical news would seem to support that, as two new papers by Canadian researchers are reporting that moderate alcohol intake may help protect against heart disease. One team, at the University of Calgary, reviewed 84 studies that examined alcohol consumption and heart disease, [...] Read More »

A NIX ON THE NIGHTCAP FOR WOMEN?

Women who enjoy a cocktail before bed might want to rethink that late night tipple. A new study from the University of Michigan has found that intoxication from alcohol can increase feelings of sleepiness while at the same time disrupt actual sleep measures in healthy women more than in healthy men. “It’s clear that a substantial portion of the population uses alcohol on a regular basis to help with sleep problems. This perception may relate [...] Read More »

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