Health mistakes smart people make

Published On: Dec 19 2012 10:15:29 AM PST   Updated On: Nov 15 2016 11:00:00 PM PST

Think you know it all? Even smart people can make big health mistakes.

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Sure, a drink a day is considered a good thing these days. But tossing back your week's quota in a weekend just once a month triples your risk for heart disease, especially among women, according to Dr. Suzanne Thomas of the Medical University of South Carolina's Charleston Alcohol Research Center.


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