Think Moderate Drinking Can Protect You From Stroke? Not So Fast

Bad news for those of us who have a drink with dinner every night — this old health claim doesn’t hold up, thanks to new evidence.

Pouring a glass of red wine.
    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto


    Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at