• A Few Drinks Per Week Can Lower Risk of Heart Attack, Study Says

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    The end of a long day is as good an excuse as any for a stiff drink. As it turns out, daily light-to-moderate drinking can also be beneficial for one's health, according to a recent study from BMC Medicine .
    For patients with heart disease, drinking an average of 6 grams of alcohol each day resulted in a 50-percent risk reduction of stroke, heart attack, and even death. Those who averaged 8 grams per day saw a 27 percent reduced risk of morbidity and death compared to people who did not drink.
    In the U.S., the average pour contains 14 grams of alcohol, or about 1.75 standard units. This...
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