Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments:

This is another good reason that we should be rethinking the message that “moderate” alcohol consumption is good.  The only benefits of alcohol consumption is the presence of polyphenols in the alcoholic drink.  That’s why no one touts the health benefits of vodka, because there are none.

Study Finds Drinking Alcohol Associated With Heart-Rhythm Disorder

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Using long-term hospital-admissions data from Texas, researchers found a link between drinking alcohol and atrial fibrillation A study comparing hospital admissions in “wet” versus “dry” counties in Texas offers a surprising new perspective on how alcohol consumption may affect the health of your heart.