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04.23.2005

The First Bad Health News About Wine

Every day some new study comes out telling us all how great red wine is for your health. Well for the first time in a long while, there's news that drinking too much wine may not be the best thing for you, especially if you're stressed out or have a history of high blood pressure. Apparently wine, just like beer, tends to raise blood pressure on the whole. Here are some more details on the study.

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