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How Alcohol Affects Your Zzzzs

According to a study by the University of Missouri School of Medicine, 20 percent of American adults use alcohol to help them sleep. While you may be no stranger to having a glass of wine before bed to unwind, alcohol has an impact on your sleep quality, duration and cycle. Research shows that alcohol disrupts the

Safety Tips for Drinking with Diabetes

Living with diabetes is often about knowledge and learning to indulge in moderation. According to the American Diabetes Association, research shows that there are actually some health benefits for diabetics who occasionally enjoy alcoholic beverages, such as a reduced risk for heart disease. As with anything, be sure to check with your doctor before partaking. If

In Vino Veritas – Why Alcohol Lowers Inhibitions

Translated from its Latin roots, “in vino veritas” means “in wine, truth.” The phrase has roots in Greek and Latin cultures and writings. In an ancient Greek poem, Herodotus (a contemporary of Socrates) decided that if the Persians decided something while drunk, it should be a rule to reconsider it again when they were sober.