To Your Health!
It's one of the oldest toasts when people get together to raise a glass and celebrate: "To Your Health!" Now researchers at Beth israel Deaconess Medical Center are trying to learn if there is truth to it.
Kenneth Mukamal, a primary care physician, is looking for participants in a study that could determine whether moderate alcohol consumption could make a difference in the progression of atherosclerosis -- or "hardening of the arteries."
The Boston Globe and WCVB-TV have featured stories on the trial. For more information on the trial, open to men and women 55 or older, click here.