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Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 – Know the Risks of Drinking Too Much

Ask yourself two questions: Do I drink too much alcohol? Am I aware of the damage that drinking too much alcohol can do to me? These could be two important questions this week with Alcohol Concern’s Alcohol Awareness Week (AAW) … Continue reading

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Banish the booze for Dry January!

With only days until the start of Dry January, Medical Specialistsׅ® Pharmacy are urging as many of the nation’s drinkers as possible to take part in the annual month-long awareness event. By giving up alcohol for 4 weeks during the … Continue reading

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European alcohol, smoking and obesity rates are ‘alarming’ says WHO

The United States is often branded the fattest country in the world (technically true depending on which statistics are used), however Europe is doing its best to take over this unwanted mantle from America, with “alarming” rates of drinking, eating … Continue reading

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Experts warn Drunkorexia epidemic is on the rise

The colloquial term ‘drunkorexia’ is probably unfamiliar with some people as it is not technically a medical diagnostic term, but it is one that may become better known in time as the problem threatens to escalate. Although the term is … Continue reading

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England’s drinking problem causing more liver disease deaths

The country’s increasingly problematic drinking culture has been attributed to a shocking rise in the number of deaths from liver disease, health experts have warned. The first regional study into liver disease showed a staggering 40% increase in the number … Continue reading

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