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In Breast Cancer Risk, Red Wine May Have Advantages

New study finds that compounds in red wine might make it a better choice than white
Jacob Gaffney
Issue: April 30, 2012

Alcohol consumption has consistently been linked to a heightened risk of breast cancer in women. What's less clear, however, is whether the type of alcohol matters. Now, researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and USC say substances in red wine may set it apart. They found that drinking red wine in moderation appears to counter the risks associated with alcohol. Wine Spectator's Jacob Gaffney reports.

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