Harvard Health Letter

Is it safe for women to drink alcohol?

Ask the doctor Q. The Harvard Health Letter has often said that it is generally healthy for women to have one alcoholic drink per day. Yet I hear a recent study showed no benefit. Whatís the truth? A. Before answering your question, letís define ďone drinkĒ: itís 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces of hard liquor. And it means having one drink each day of…

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