Does Drinking Alcohol Increase Stroke Risk?

If your aging parent enjoys the occasional glass or wine, beer, or other type of alcohol, you may wonder if it could negatively affect their health. While some research shows that small or moderate amounts of some kinds of alcoholic beverages are safe or may even have health benefits, a recent study indicates that even small amounts could increase the risk of stroke. The Alcohol and Stroke Risk Study Researchers from four organizations (Oxford University in the UK, Peking University, the Chinese Academy ... Read more