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Balance Update: North East tops table for alcohol-related deaths

Posted 10/02/17

Regional:

North East tops table for alcohol-related deaths
Two sets of official figures released indicate the North East suffers from the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in the country.   Click here to read more...


National:

Health experts call for increase on duties for cheap, high-strength cider
Alcohol experts are calling for a duty increase on cheap, high-strength cider to reduce its "burden" on the NHS and society. Click here to read more...

Pupils take lead in alcohol battle
Crusading Students from City Academy are taking the initiative by highlighting the risks of drinking alcohol underage. Click here to read more...

Price of cider could be about to rise as government cracks down on NHS pressures
The ASA said three-litre bottles of the ciders, which contain the same amount of alcohol as 22 shots of vodka, can be bought for as little as £3.49 
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I discovered I was a 'dry drunk'. Could you be one too? 
Last week marked the end of Dry January as many call it. For me, it’s more of the same, which is to say, none of the same. I am what they call a "dry drunk" - someone who has given up.   Click here to read more...

Change to guidelines on weekly alcohol consumption 
Changes to advice in the UK – as well as in other European countries – on the safe level of alcohol adults can consume in a week is being adopted in the Isle of Man following a local review.   Click here to read more...

Brits unaware red wine causes cancer amid calls for people to cut down to protect themselves
Nine in 10 Brits are unaware that drinking red wine raises their risk of cancer, a survey suggests.   Click here to read more...

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