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The risks of regular drinking to be x-plained in Northumberland...

Residents in Prudhoe will be given x-ray vision to see the hidden damage drinking alcohol daily or almost daily could be doing to their internal organs.


Alcohol and calories – response to Drinkaware

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “While we welcome measures which encourage people to think about and reduce how much they are drinking, increasing understanding around alcohol...


Cutting down to reduce the risk

Earlier this month, the World Cancer Research Fund highlighted that the risk of cancer can be reduced by looking after your health.


Balance response to Drinkaware research

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “Drinkaware's research emphasises the key role that parents have in forming and enabling the drinking attitudes and behaviours of their children....


Living for the weekend – good for the soul but bad for our health?...

The recent national celebrations and extended weekends have been an eagerly anticipated break for many of us.


British Medical Journal study is a wake up call

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “We welcome today’s report by the British Medical Journal as it highlights the health risks associated with drinking too much, too often.


Government needs to go further, faster

The alcohol pledges announced earlier this month make it easy to understand why health organisations found it impossible to support the Government’s Responsibility Deal.


Missed opportunity to reduce alcohol damage to the North East...

Government missed the perfect opportunity to help reduce alcohol consumption across the region in the 2011 budget, says Balance, the North East Alcohol Office.


Balance response to the alcohol duty increase in today’s Budget...

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “Although we welcome any measure that increases the price of alcohol, the chancellor’s announcement that alcohol tax will rise by just 2%...


Government urged to deliver meaningful alcohol budget

A sneak preview of a report set to be published in the next few weeks reveals that alcohol is being sold for pocket money prices across the North East.