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Diet Quality Worsens as Alcohol Intake Increases

( -- People who drink more are also likely to eat less fruit and consume more calories from a combination of alcoholic beverages and foods high in unhealthy fats and added sugars, according to a new study by researchers ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Health
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Proteins may point to alcohol use test

Measuring a set of protein changes in the blood linked to alcohol use may potentially lead to a more accurate diagnostic test than those currently available, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

dateMar 23, 2010 in Medical research
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Alcohol in moderation is good for sick hearts too

It was still an open question in medicine. Whereas scientific research has shown beneficial effects of moderate alcohol consumption in healthy people, it was not clear whether this could be valid also for patients who ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Health
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HRT and cataract risk; smoking and uveitis

Intriguing findings on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and cataract risk, and on smoking and uveitis risk are reported in this month's Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

dateMar 01, 2010 in Health
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Best Beers for Bone Health?

The old advertising slogan that "Guinness is Good for You" may have some truth to it after all. Every pint of the black stuff contains as much silicon as a pinch of sand -- and that silicon, according to recent but controversial ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Health
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Drinking, Smoking Often Intertwine for Students

( -- Mark and Mimi Nichter have published a series of articles recently about the smoking behaviors of college students, offering important insights about smoking related to drinking, gender and stress.

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Health
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Report: 40 percent of cancers are preventable

(AP) -- About 40 percent of cancers could be prevented if people stopped smoking and overeating, limited their alcohol, exercised regularly and got vaccines targeting cancer-causing infections, experts say.

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Cancer
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