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Is alcohol good for you? 7 health myths debunked

Health misconceptions are all too common.



When it comes to health, it’s easy to fall back on advice and myths that rely on incomplete or outdated science.

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Take the case of alcohol.

You’ve probably heard that, in some instances, drinking wine or beer moderately can be good for your health and longevity.