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Balance Update:Health warnings on alcohol labels in UK are insufficie

Posted 25/08/17

Regional:

Balance: 'More than half of alcohol-related hospital admissions in North-East involve over 50s'
MEN and women over 50 are increasingly being admitted to hospital because of drinking-related conditions, campaigners and medics say.  Click here to read more...

National:

Ryanair calls on UK airports to limit pre-flight alcohol sales especially during flight delays
Ryanair has already taken a number of measures to prevent disruptive behaviour on its UK flights, and customers are not permitted to consume their own duty-free purchases on board.   Click here to read more...

CAMH study shows global estimates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder among children
Globally, nearly eight out of every 1,000 children in the general population is estimated to have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Click here to read more...

Baby boomer women 'drinking heavily'
More and more women over 50 are drinking heavily, prompting fears for their health, experts have said.  Click here to read more...

 Police Scotland 'single punch' campaign launched
One in eight incidences of violent crime in Scotland over a one-year-period involved a single punch, it has been revealed.   Click here to read more...

Health warnings on alcohol labels in UK are insufficient, says charity 
Alcohol brands are failing to include information on product labels about drinking guidelines and the health issues linked with consumption, according to a charity.   Click here to read more...


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