Just One Drink a Day May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Even one alcoholic drink a day may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation.Atrial fibrillation is an intermittently irregular and rapid heart rate that can increase the risk for heart failure, stroke and other cardiovascular problems. According to the Centers for...

U.S. Diet Guidelines Sidestep Scientific Advice to Cut Sugar and Alcohol

Rejecting the advice of its scientific advisers, the federal government has released new dietary recommendations that sound a familiar nutritional refrain, advising Americans to “make every bite count” while dismissing expert recommendations to sharply reduce consumption of sugar and alcoholic...

Recipes for Hot Cocktails

There’s nothing like sitting bundled up outdoors around a firepit, or even indoors to escape the chill, with a hot drink to warm the hands, body and mood. Like a Southside in summer, warm cocktails and other drinks want winter....