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Moderate drinking linked to decline in thinking skills

News briefs Many studies have suggested that drinking alcohol in moderation one drink per day for women, one or two drinks per day for men may offer some protection against heart disease. But a study published June 6, 2017, in The BMJ suggests that moderate alcohol drinking may not protect the brain. Researchers studied over 500 men and women, average age 43, who reported the number and size of alcoholic drinks…

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