Cocktail Confusion: Is Drinking Healthy or Risky?

Several recent studies have suggested that alcohol in moderation offers health benefits and may even help you live longer.

Yet in 2014, the World Health Organization labeled alcohol as a carcinogen and said no amount is safe.

The question gained new relevance this month with the release of a sobering report that documents a significant rise in the number of people with drinking problems in the U.S. The problems were noted especially among women, minorities, and the elderly, as well as those with less education and lower incomes.

Is any amount of alcohol better than none at all? To read more about risk, click here.

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