Avoiding alcohol helps the heart beat better – UPI.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 — The longer you refrain from drinking, the lower your risk of a common heart rhythm disorder. That’s the message of a new long-range study examining alcohol use and atrial fibrillation, or Afib. This is when electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart are …

Trump Is Afraid His Tax Plan Is Doomed. He Should Be.

The Senate’s margin for error is slim, the divisions among Republicans are massive, and the tax plan is half-baked — and wholly unpopular. The White House is coming down with a bad case of déjà vu: Senate Republicans are squabbling over ostensibly intractable visions for the party’s top legislative priority; illness is threatening to narrow …