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Friday, January 21, 2005


An apple (cider) a day

keeps the doctor away. Especially for women.

According to the study cited in this wapo article, drinking a glass or two of alcohol - any alcohol - helps to prevent a decline in cognitive abilities. Randall Parker speculates that this is a result of increased blood flow.

However, I prefer a friend of mine's explanation. Alcohol kills off the weak brain cells and only the strong survive to breed new stronger brain cells. ;)

Then in a related piece of news from the BBC, giving mice beer appears to stop cancer. Maybe these elephants in India are also trying to prevent cancer.


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