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How can alcohol fit in with reducing the risk of heart disease?

It is a snug fit, there is no doubt, but research implies that alcohol can definitely reduce the risk of heart disease. In a strange twist, it appears that alcohol might decrease the chance for developing atherosclerosis, thus reducing the potential for heart attacks.

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