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Does Alcohol Cause Cancer?

Until fairly recently, the causes of many types of cancer were not well understood. As research continues, the medical establishment and research scientists are getting a clearer image of some of the links between lifestyle and cancer risk. One of the newer findings is that there is a link between drinking alcohol and cancer.1 What…

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Alcohol Use and Neurodegenerative Risk

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, can be devastating diagnoses in older adults. The loss of mental cognition and motor skills makes independent functioning almost impossible. Previous studies on these diseases showed that genetic and environmental factors can contribute to a neurodegenerative risk. A recent study looked at the potential connection between an alcohol…