Friday, July 28, 2017

Preventable DeathsPreven
Heavy drinking will kill 63,000 Englishmen and women over next five years, doctors warn
July 23, 2017 - Senior members of the medical profession and health charities are urging the government to bring in minimum unit pricing of alcohol and a crackdown on drink advertising to avert what they claim is the "public health crisis" of liver disease deaths.
Research from some of Britain's leading academic experts on alcohol has found that alcohol misuse will lead to 62,905 deaths between 2017 and 2022 and cost the NHS £16.74bn to treat.

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