Study Balances Risks of Alcoholism

alcoholismFew people would argue that drugs are generally bad for an individual’s health.  Alcohol, while not commonly thought of as a drug, can give some people pause as they consider the benefits that some alcoholic beverages seem to possess.  It raises the question of whether alcohol, if used in moderation, can be of more benefit than harm.  Recent studies by Harvard’s School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer facts to help one conclude whether alcohol is better labeled a tonic or a poison. Continue reading