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Moderate Drinkers 'Healthier Than Teetotallers'

Doesn't mean drinking causes good health: study

(Newser) - People who drink in moderation tend to be healthier and more successful than both heavy drinkers and people who abstain from booze completely, according to a wide-ranging French study. The researchers warn, however, that you can't drink your way to health and success. The findings, they say, indicate that people... More »

Did Bush Fall Off Wagon?

President spotted sipping Peruvian cocktail at Lima summit

(Newser) - President Bush's teetotalism may not be as total as thought, Gawker writes. On his recent visit to Peru for the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Summit, the president—who quit drinking 22 years ago—reportedly joined other world leaders in knocking back Pisco sour cocktails. The country's national drink is made with egg... More »

Brits Reverse, Endorse Booze-Free Pregnancy

Revised advice comes after Guardian columnist lambasted policy

(Newser) - The Brits are coming around to the notion that pregnant women shouldn't booze, reports the BBC, as an independent UK health institute revised recommendations to bring it in line with the government policy of teetotalling. The report comes less than a week after a Guardian columnist slammed calls for US-style... More »

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