Health: Sour Grapes

Many of us took comfort in those scientific reports that suggested that a little wine with dinner was good for our health. But a new study may spoil our pleasure. It found that moderate alcohol intake (one or two drinks a day) did not lower middle-aged drinkers' risk of having a stroke, as previously reported, and may actually cause the brain to shrink. Maybe the StairMaster is better than that second glass of wine after all.

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