Tagged: alcohol

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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...

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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...

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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...