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February 23, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdUnderage drinking and binge drinking has fallen significantly in the last decade a new U.S. government study has found. The percentage of young people under 21 who drank declined by more than 6%, suggesting alcohol may be losing some of it's allure with minors.A molecule that is derived from avocados may provide an important weapon in the fight against leukemia, a new study shows. Targeting the stem cells that drives the disease, the findings may help prevent relapses. The avocado molecule hunts down the bad cells while leaving surrounding cells unharmed.And... more good news for chocolate lovers. In addition to it's "feel-good" properties, another study has found it could be good for your cardiovascular health. The study found that those who ate chocolate had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to those who didn't. In other words... chocolate does a heart good. Just sayin'.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at R

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