Category: Health

Moderate drinkers tend to have better health and live longer than those who are either abstainers or heavy drinkers. In addition to having fewer heart attacks and strokes, moderate consumers of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine and distilled spirits or liquor) are generally less likely to suffer strokes, diabetes, arthritis, enlarged prostate, dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease), and several major cancers.

Alcohol and Prostate Cancer (Does Drinking Increase Risk?)

Cancer of the prostate gland is the most common form of cancer in men in the US. In fact, almost 200,000 men are diagnosed with the disease each year. Therefore, the subject of drinking alcohol and prostate cancer risk concerns many men. A number of medical organizations have carefully analyzed the medical research evidence. They …

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Alcohol and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Related to Risk

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Drinking alcohol and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are linked. Strong evidence is that drinking alcohol reduces the the risk of developing the disease. (It’s also correct to call it non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.) I. The Disease: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. This network to fight disease is throughout the body. In …

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Tell and Lose License? What About Doctor Confidentiality?

A Pennsylvania man was being treated for irregular heartbeat. He described his drinking behaviors, presumably in confidence, to doctors treating him. As a result he lost his driver’s license. The toxicology report from the hospital showed he had no alcohol in his system. So, tell and lose license! PennDOT The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) …

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Drinking Reduces Arthritis Risk (Moderate Alcohol Beneficial)

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Thus, Moderate alcohol drinking reduces arthritis risk, including these forms of the disease. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Osteoarthritis. Reactive arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis. Spondylarthropathy. Arthritis Arthritis means joint inflammation. However, it’s used for over 100 conditions, They effect joints, tissues around them, and connective tissue Arthritis is a chronic disease characterized primarily by inflammation. It can lead …

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Alcohol, Tradition, and Health: How are They Connected?

The moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with better health and greater longevity. That’s in comparison to either abstinence or heavy drinking. However, the strong temperance tradition in the US leads many people to resist this medically established fact. This reflects how alcohol, tradition, and health are closely related. Sante. Skoal. To your health. It’s …

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The Red Wine Health Myth (Discover the Facts!)

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Most people know that drinking red wine in moderation contributes to better health and greater longevity. Scientific medical research conducted around the world for decades has demonstrated the health benefits of drinking red wine. But there’s also a red wine health myth. So don’t be fooled. Red Wine Health Benefits Red wine’s health benefits became …

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