To Ward Off Winter Sniffles, Drink Beer?

Chemical in hops fights off virus ... if you drink a ton of it: study

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 6, 2012 11:15 AM CST | Updated Dec 9, 2012 2:58 PM CST

(Newser) – The good news: Beer can actually fight off a virus that causes pneumonia. The bad news: The virus hits those not yet of drinking age the hardest ... and they'd have to down five six-packs to reap the benefits. Citing a study by Sapporo Medical...   Read full story »


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