No one would argue that excess alcohol consumption is good for your health. In fact, there is serious concern about the sharp rise in alcohol use among seniors, who are more susceptible to hangover problems and serious injury or illness because of overuse of alcohol. But in moderation? Say one or two drinks a day? There the evidence continues to mount that you may gain health benefits from that nightly glass of wine. In a new study in mice, published in Scientific Reports, scientists discovered that low levels of alcohol consumption appear to aid in the removal of toxic waste in the brain, which can be valuable for maintaining brain health as we age. Read more about the research Here. And on another front, researchers are experimenting with a new post-surgical stent that uses the anti-oxidants found in red wine as a way to prevent inflammation and keep arteries open for those with heart disease. So raise a glass and read more about this innovative intervention Here.