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[The Guardian] , Gayle, Damien Drinkers urged to think about risks as alcohol-related deaths rocket. [UK]. (03 Feb 2016)

URL: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/03/dri...

Think about your increased risk of cancer before reaching for a glass of wine, England’s chief medical officer has warned after a near-60% rise in the rate of drinking deaths over two decades.

In 2014, there were 8,697 alcohol-related deaths registered in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) – a rate of 14.3 out of every 100,000 people. In 1994, there were 9.1 deaths per 100,000 people.....


Item Type:News
Source:The Guardian
Date:3 February 2016
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Public health
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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