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Dying for a drink: alcohol across the lifespan

Publication date: Thursday, 12 September 2013

We are a nation with an alcohol-induced dichotomy: we have a love affair with alcohol but are increasingly aware of its dangers. The pub has been a cornerstone of our society, providing a source of relationships and artistic imagination. However, our nation's favourite drug is also responsible for as many life-years lost as tobacco, but with additional psychological and socio-economic costs.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6 Number 1 September 2013
Print edition page(s): 11

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