PEOPLE who drink up to four alcoholic drinks-a-day are nearly half as likely to suffer from heart failure than non-drinkers according to a recent study.

The study, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researched the links between drinking and heart disease also concluded that people who drink one or more beverages containing alcohol per day are 62 per cent more likely to survive a heart attack than teetotallers.

Other studies in the past have shown that drinking does decrease the chance of ...

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