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Alcohol Effect Elusive

News that alcohol can help protect drinkers against heart disease is cause enough for a toast. But why is it so? How does alcohol help our hearts?

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Alcohol-Diabetes Link Investigated

If you suffer from diabetes what does it mean if you enjoy the odd glass of red? Will the sugars in alcohol exacerbate or ameliorate the problem?

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Mental Health

Toxic Stress: Substance Abuse

When you're stressed out it can be tempting to have a drink or light up a smoke – or try other methods to chill out or get a quick pick-me-up. Alluring as this may be, alcohol, cigarettes and drugs won’t reduce stress and could make it worse.

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Alcohol Under The Microscope

Good or bad – what's the verdict on alcohol?

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Weight Management

Heavy Drinker, Heavy Body

It doesn't matter what type of alcohol you consume, a heavy intake will contribute directly to weight gain and obesity.

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Alcohol – Minimising The Harm

Many of us associate alcohol with good times – be it relaxing or socialising. But like everything in life, alcohol is best enjoyed in moderation.

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Women's Health

Alcohol Behind Heartbreak

Women who drink may be at greater risk of cardiovascular complications than men.

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Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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