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Americans can party hard, especially on the 4th of July, when brats, burgers, fireworks, and a hot summer sun practically beg for a beer. But you might feel some concern for your liver the next day—especially if you overindulge! So here’s how to navigate an alcohol-heavy holiday: -If you like drinking, it’s best to do […]

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While a couple of drinks a week is associated with about a 20% decreased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, if those drinks are beer, the risk is lowered even more to about a third less likely. What makes beer so special? There are probably numerous mechanisms at work, and it isn’t absolute that it’s beer […]

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It’s not the first study to say it, but who cares: people who eat more chocolate, red wine, and berries are healthier than those who do not. Flavanols, found in red and blue berries (and the wine they make) as well as chocolate, are powerful antioxidants. (Looking for something greener? You can also find them […]

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Going to the pub may lift your spirits. And while you may be worried about your liver, consider this: if you’re going to drink (not drinking is still best of all), drinking a little bit every day is the best for your liver. It reduces your risk of fatty liver disease by almost 60 percent […]

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Have A Safe Holiday!

December 25, 2013

Today is literally the worst day of the year to need medical care—if doctors don’t already have the day off, a little snow might convince them. So stay safe today! Here’s a list if Christmas dos and don’ts—they may seem obvious, but statistics about today prove otherwise. -No last minute decorations! Whether you’re trying to […]

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