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05.2012

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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SIPS TO STAVE OFF STROKES

Here’s another one for the ever-growing list of potential health benefits from moderate alcohol consumption: Women who enjoy a daily drink have a reduced risk of stroke. According to a massive Nurses’ Health Study, which tracked the health, diet and lifestyle of more than 83,OOO middle-aged women for 26 years, participants who drank about a half glass of wine per day were 17 percent less likely to have a stroke, compared to abstainers, while woman [...] Read More »

ALCOHOL + THE MALE HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR

Generally, when someone survives a heart attack, lifestyle changes are imminent. And one of the first things to be 86’d is alcohol consumption. However, a new study published in the online edition of european heart journal has found that two alcoholic drinks a day over a long period gave male attack survivors a 42% lower risk of dying from heart disease than non-drinkers. Their risk of death from any cause was reduced by 14%. But [...] Read More »

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