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(NOTE & COMMENT: Many dead links were removed on latest update. Most formerly opened articles on sites associated with public and private health agencies, clinics, and organizations, but those pages now seem to have been taken down. Does this signal a revival of abolitionist censorship? Haven't we learned that access to information leads to maturity and literacy, while prohibition lead to law-breaking and immorality?)

Alcohol: Problems and Solutions


Eat Well, Drink Wisely, Live Longer is the title of this article from the November, 2001, online edition of the Wine Spectator, where Per-Henrik Mansson sums up current findings.

Evaluating the Evidence of Wine's Cardioprotection is the topic of this article by Creina Stockley of the Australian Wine Research Institute.

Situation and Outlook - People and Their Diet, a page on the University of Nebraska at Lincoln web site, is comprised of a series of sketches covering the general ethnicities, educational levels and typical diets of over 50 countries of the world. No particular conclusions are drawn or inferred; nevertheless, I find it fascinating.

Wine Chemical Composition site UC Davis Professor Andrew Waterhouse discusses sulfites.


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