- More than 60 diseases and conditions - including heart disease, stroke, liver disease and cancer - can be directly linked to alcohol, reports the Daily Mail.
- In 2003, our death rate from chronic liver disease overtook that of France for the first time.
- Young adults who pre-load on drink at home before they go out to the pub are more likely to get involved in crime.
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