Shocking Information about Alcohol

Can alcohol increase your lifespan? If you're a worm, the answer appears to be "yes," according to a new study conducted by chemists at UCLA. While the worms -- known as Caenorhabditis elegans -- typically live for 15 days, their life spans increased to 20 to 40 days when they ingested very small amounts of ethanol -- the same type of alcohol found in your favorite wine, beer or cocktail.

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