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Off the wagon?

Fear not!!! ...you'll live LONGER than a NON DRINKER - that's what a new study shows from the journal - Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

...with a MODERATE AMOUNT of alcohol consumption each day.

"This study specifically looked at the psychological components of drinking"

That was Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum - a Preventative Cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital - talking to Chip at KOGO in San Diego.

"It's so much about the socialization, and so much about what we do. You know - as you mentioned - the pub is where everyone hangs out. And what the study is suggesting - is that if you don't drink - maybe you're not part of the crowd, maybe you're not there hanging out with everyone else - and you're more socially isolated and perhaps depressed - and we know there is such a huge connection between the mind and the body. So this is not just about the alcohol - it's about what goes with it."

According to the research - "moderate drinking" is considered 1-3 glasses of alcohol a day.

And we buzz on:

President Obama speaks to the nation tonight - with focus in the Middle East.

Restarting talks between Israelis and Palestinians - and in Iraq - power being handed over today - as the US ends its combat role in Iraq.

Is Iraq ready?

That question asked of Chris Preble - Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the CATO Institute - by Steve at WERC.

His answer:

"I think that if Iraq is not ready - then it's solely the Iraqi's responsibility and not the United States."

Prebles concern? 

The risk our troops are exposed to in this interim period as they drawn down to zero.

 I'm Jessica Curtis - and that's your talk radio buzz, from Fox News Radio.