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American Diabetes Association: "Moderate Alcohol Consumption Lowers the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes."
Association for Psychological Science: "Moderate Doses of Alcohol Increase Social Bonding in Groups."
CDC: "Alcohol and Public Health."
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: "Soda and Other Beverages and the Risk of Kidney Stones."
The Fischer Center Foundation: "Moderate Drinking Can Reduce Alzheimer's Risk."
Frontiers in Psychiatry: "Exercise and alcohol consumption: what we know, what we need to know, and why it is important."
Harvard School of Public Health: "Alcohol: Balancing Risks and Benefits."
National Institutes of Health: "Alcohol and Cognition in The Elderly," "Prevalence of sexual dysfunction in male subjects with alcohol dependence," "Effects of Dietary Components on Testosterone Metabolism via UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase," "Regular moderate intake of red wine is linked to a better women's sexual health."
NHS Choices: "Benefits of Love and Sex."
Mayo Clinic: "Kidney Stones."
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