I was reading: http://news.sky.com/skynews/Article/201102115937556 today, a piece titled:
Alcohol To 'Kill 250,000 Over Next 20 Years'
According to Lisa Dowd, the Sky News correspondent who wrote the article, "Health experts have warned of up to 250,000 extra alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales over the next 20 years unless the Government takes urgent action."
Alcohol In The UK
- :: 31% of men and 20% of women drink more than the advised weekly limit.
:: More than one in 25 adults are dependent on alcohol.
:: An estimated 17m working days are lost each year due to the effects of alcohol.
- source: drinkaware.co.uk