When it comes to your health you should never mess around. They felt that way back in the early 1900s, too, especially when it came to their booze! Here's a collection of great vintage ads that sold whiskey on the basis of it being healthy.
Now is it true? Well in moderation studies have found that whiskey can have many benefits. The key is in moderation though (and that term kind of changes throughout the years). Bottom line, you can be healthy and have the occassional pull from the jug. Cheers!