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Alcohol Consumption at Midlife and Successful Ageing in Women: A Prospective Cohort Analysis in the Nurses' Health Study

  • Qi Sun mail,

    qisun@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mary K. Townsend,

    Affiliation: Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Olivia I. Okereke,

    Affiliations: Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Eric B. Rimm,

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Frank B. Hu,

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Meir J. Stampfer,

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Francine Grodstein

    Affiliations: Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: September 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001090

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Publication: CNN
Title: “A drink a day linked to healthy aging”
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Publication: ABC News
Title: “Women, Wine and Longer Life: A Half Full Glass?”
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Publication: Independent
Title: “Ladies, have a nightcap for your health”
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Publication: BBC
Title: “A drink a day 'is good for older women's health'”
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Publication: Corriere Della Sera
Title: “Donne, un bicchiere al giorno per una vecchiaia in salute”
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Publication: The Telegraph
Title: “Daily tipple boosts health in old age”
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Publication: Fox News
Title: “Major Study Finds Daily Alcoholic Drink Good For Middle Aged Women”
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Publication: Adelaide Now
Title: “Study shows a small amount of alcohol a day is good for health”
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Publication: Channel 4 News
Title: “Gin o'clock is good news for older women”
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Publication: Time
Title: “Study: One to Two Drinks a Day in Middle Age Linked With Better Overall Health at Age 70 in Women”
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Publication: The Conversation
Title: “A drink a day may be healthier than none for older women”
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Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Raise a glass to healthy old age: Women in their 50s told two drinks a day can fight off illness”
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Publication: NHS
Title: “A drink a day and health in older women”
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Publication: The Washington Post
Title: “A drink a day good for middle aged women, study finds”
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Publication: The Sydney Morning News
Title: “A drink a day 'good for middle aged women'”
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Publication: Los Angles Times
Title: “Moderate drinking linked to better health for older women”
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Publication: Times of India
Title: “Sip wine daily for healthy ageing”
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Publication: The Hindu
Title: “One drink a day may be good for women: study”
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