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Study: Alcohol's Health Benefits

Hundreds of studies have examined whether alcohol has health benefits. Many have suggested it does. Now a study in nearly 40,000 people suggests that it's not how much alcohol you drink, but how often you drink it. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.

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