Moderate Alcohol Intake Associated with Better Mental Function in Older Women

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Mental Health and Drinking

Research involving more than 7,000 older women found that those who drink a moderate amount of alcohol have slightly higher levels of mental function than non-drinkers, particularly in verbal abilities, according to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues.

"Our research confirms other studies suggesting that for older women who choose to drink