Tagged: Alcohol

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New alcohol advice issued

New proposed guidelines on alcohol have been drawn up by the Chief Medical Officers of the UK The expert group that produced the guidelines looked at the body of new evidence about the potential harms...

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Alcohol deaths at lowest since 2000

Drink-related deaths in Britain have fallen to there lowest in a decade, figures released have shown. However, low-paid workers such as cleaners and labourers are four times more likely to die than professionals, the Office...

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Addicts get £400m in Sickness Benefits

Macer Hall of the Daily Express reports that drug addicts and alcoholics are being given more than  £400million a year in taxpayer-funded sickness benefits, from figures revealed yesterday. More than 75,000 claimants are receiving up...