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Why Teens And College-Aged Women Should Lay Off The Alcohol

Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Teens and young adult women may really want to lay off the alcohol: A new study shows a link between drinking in young adulthood and increased risk of...

Abstinence May Make the Bones Grow Stronger (or Can't a Girl Get a Drink Anymore?) Part 2

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

That amazing hormone estrogen is believed to be what's happening here. Alcohol raises levels of estrogen in postmenopausal women, and for the bones and the heart, that's a good thing. For breasts, not so much.

Another Reason To Drink Red Wine (In Moderation, Of Course)

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Yet another study has come out showing that moderate red wine consumption could have positive health benefits. The study, published in the Journal ...

Catherine Pearson

Three Drinks A Week May Up Risk For This Cancer | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Sipping just three alcoholic beverages per week may lead to modest increases in breast cancer risk, according to a large new study. Researchers, w...

Study: Boozing Can Cause Breast Cancer

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A large U.S. study has linked alcohol consumption to an increased risk of the most common type of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. The analysis...