Alcohol Health Benefits and Risks for Seniors

Alcohol Health Benefits and Risks for Seniors

Although alcohol consumption was shown to improve episodic memory for men and women over age 60 in a study published in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, health care professionals continue to advise careful consideration of the special risks of drinking for seniors. Nearly 40 percent of adults over the age of […]

Rodman Lands in Rehab for Alcohol Problem

Rodman Lands in Rehab for Alcohol Problem

Dennis Rodman has followed up his latest trip to North Korea with a trip to rehab for alcohol addiction. The stakes were especially high in Rodman’s “basketball diplomacy” missions, but Rodman has never been one to shy away from controversy. In the U.S., Rodman has sounded the rallying cry against some of the most highly […]

Drinking Alcohol Will Help You Lose Weight

Drinking Alcohol Will Help You Lose Weight

It sounds like another diet gimmick or some alcoholic’s wishful denial, but a new book by science writer Tony Edwards, compiling and analyzing a “wealth of medical evidence” claims that drinking alcohol does not make you fat; on the contrary, alcohol can actually help you lose weight. Anyone who’s anyone has been told that due […]