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Can moderate alcohol consumption reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

Moderate intake of alcohol (no more than 7-14 drinks a week) is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
However, people who do not drink should proabably not start drinking to reduce their risk. Alcohol is also not recommended for people who have a history of alcohol abuse or dependence.

In brief: Possibly

Moderate intake of alcohol (no more than 7-14 drinks a week) is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
However, people who do not drink should proabably not start drinking to reduce their risk. Alcohol is also not recommended for people who have a history of alcohol abuse or dependence.
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