Wine & Health: Alcohol Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: November 30, 2007

Researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif., recently delivered words of caution to women wine drinkers. In a long-term study, women who drank from one to two alcoholic drinks per day increased their risk of breast cancer by 10 percent, compared with light drinkers who drank less than one drink a day.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 1, 2007.

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