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Alcohol Benefits

Study Finds Surprising Strategy To Reduce Bone Loss In Post 50 Women

Posted 07.12.2012 | Fifty

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/11/2012 on Life's Little Mysteries Later in life, drinking one to two alcoholic drinks daily may curb bone lo...

Cheers! Raising A Glass To Longevity, Starbucks and Worms

The Huffington Post | Mary Kate Sheridan | Posted 03.31.2012 | Fifty

Can alcohol increase your lifespan? If you're a worm, the answer appears to be "yes," according to a new study conducted by chemists at UCLA. While th...

Is Daily Drinking Good or Bad?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

So, whereas American high school students are sure that light daily drinking is anathema, that's actually the best way for women to drink in order to stay healthy and to live a long life.

Drinking Lowers the Risk of Dementia About One-Fourth

Stanton Peele | Posted 10.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

These results are not too surprising, given that the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" earlier this year noted that the evidence for reduced dementia among middle-aged moderate drinkers is fairly good.

The Alcohol Controversy: Is Drinking Good For You?

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

While moderate alcohol consumption carries certain health benefits, it would be unwise to ignore the associated risk.

The Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

What the hay -- drinking results in a longer life and less dementia, according to the government!