Researchers who found a rise in alcohol-related deaths among women in their 30s and 40s said it is "imperative this early warning sign is acted upon".
The similarity of trends in alcohol-related deaths in young women in Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool raises real concerns for the long-term health of this cohort in both England and Scotland.
It is imperative that this early warning sign is acted upon.
Failure to have a policy response to this new trend may result in the effects of this increase being played out for decades to come.
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