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Alcohol related hospital admissions soar

Health Direct asks if you had a good weekend- as hospital admissions due to alcohol have risen by 825 a day in five years to almost a million. There were 945,469 admissions to hospital for alcohol-related harm in England in 2008/09.A survey by the North West Public Health Observatory also revealed that more than a […]

Top GP condemns Britons for recklessly neglecting their health

Britain’s top GP has launched a scathing attack on widespread reckless public behaviour towards food, alcohol and cigarettes, which he claims is causing growing levels of disease and early death. In a dramatic intervention in the public health debate, Professor Steve Field criticises parents, mothers-to-be, the very overweight, smokers and drinkers for damaging their own […]