Alcohol and Premature Morbidity & Mortality

Excess alcohol consumption is a growing public health problem, causing around 5.3% of deaths in those aged under 60 years worldwide (Rehm et al, 2009). In England, about one in four adults aged 16-65 (about seven million people) drink hazardously or harmfully (Drummond et al., 2005). Alcohol accounts for 10% of disability adjusted life years… Read More