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Alcoholic pulled out knife as paramedic tried to treat him

PATIENT John Williamson pulled out a knife as a paramedic tried to treat him on Boxing Day. The 47-year-old had called an ambulance to his Cobridge home, but abused medical staff that had arrived...

BHF response to new alcohol guidelines 2

BHF response to new alcohol guidelines

Today, Dame Sally Davies and fellow UK Chief Medical Officers have published new guidelines for alcohol consumption. British Heart Foundation (UK) – Among the new recommendations to keep any health risks low: Men should not drink...

Dry January: Is it worth giving up alcohol for a month? 0

Dry January: Is it worth giving up alcohol for a month?

Alcohol Concern has thrown down the gauntlet to drinkers: can you manage a month without alcohol? The campaign, Dry January, aims to attract funding through donations, raise awareness of alcohol-related problems and educate people...

A&E Visits For Alcohol Poisoning Double 0

A&E Visits For Alcohol Poisoning Double

The number of teenage girls going to A&E with suspected alcohol poisoning is one-and-a-half times the rate of their male counterparts, according to a study. Overall attendances for alcohol poisoning in England have doubled...

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