Women in 30s 'alcohol deaths'

There has been a "worrying" increase in the number of women in their 30s and 40s who are dying from alcohol misuse, a new study suggests.

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'Imperative' alcohol deaths warning sign acted upon

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".

They said:

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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