Tag: alcohol

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

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*Image: Huffington Post The scientific link between alcohol and breast cancer is strong, but most of the research backing it has been done in caucasian women, not diverse groups of women. Now, in a new analysis published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, scientists find the same risk of breast cancer among African-American women. They…


New Study: Exercise May Reduce Cancer Risk Brought on by Alcohol

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According to the CDC, nearly 90 percent of Americans report drinking alcohol during their lifetimes, and more than half of adults say they have consumed alcohol in the past month. However, more than half of American adults also do not exercise. A new study suggests exercising regularly (moderately or vigorously) may offset some of the…


Seven Alcoholic Drinks A Week Might Save You From Heart Failure

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Now here’s something we can toast to! It’s well-known that consumption of red wine has great health benefits, but recent studies show that other alcoholic beverages in moderation might boost your overall health, too. The Study In a recent study, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found in that moderate alcohol consumption, defined…


Health Spotlight: Bloating!

Bloating can be quite an uncomfortable feeling. Puffiness in your mid-section and the lagging feeling that comes along with it might be caused by a variety of factors. Small changes in your gut flora can lead to changes in how your intestines move, as well as the amount and type of gas that’s produced. There…


Cheers! New Study: Moderate Alcohol Consumption is Heart-Healthy

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Studies show that moderate consumption of alcohol may lower your risk of having a heart attack, getting an aneurysm in the aorta, or suffering other heart conditions. The Study on Alcohol and Heart Health In a recent study, researchers focused on drinking patterns and the risk of experiencing an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), or a…