Wine and Health

Drinking Linked to Better Cardiovascular Health in Elderly, Studies Find
Jacob Gaffney
Issue: May 15, 2004

Light and moderate drinkers in their 70s may be keeping their blood vessels healthier than are their nondrinking peers, according to new research. Two studies have found that alcohol consumption may reduce the levels of compounds in the bloodstream that are considered indicators of cardiovascular heart disease.

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