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12.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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CAN ALCOHOL RAISE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER?

Over the years countless studies have shown that moderate consumption of alcohol has myriad potential health benefits. Of course, this is often countered by studies indicating the detrimental effects of drinking. The recent results of a long-term study would seem to support an associated risk between breast cancer and alcohol consumption. Researchers found that women who regularly drink a small amount of alcohol – less than a drink a day – could increase their lifetime [...] Read More »

CAN ALCOHOL HELP HEAL THE FEMALE HEART?

No, not a broken heart but a damaged heart. A daily drink has been much touted for its potential long-term health benefits. In general, however, those benefits are preventative in nature. But new findings show that alcohol could potentially help women who have suffered a heart attack, both before and after the fact. Women who drank anywhere from a few alcoholic drinks a month to more than three a week in the year leading up [...] Read More »

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