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People may be advised not to drink two days in row

New guidelines advising people to not drink two days in a row are being considered by health officials.

Doctors have warned the approach will be unsuccessful in curbing excessive drinking.

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People could be advised not to drink two days in row

Britons could be advised not to drink two days in a row under new guidelines being considered by health officials.

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Public Health England suggests the strategy would make it easier for adults to drink at "lower-risk levels".

"Daily drinking is a key contributor to increased risk, so it is possible that promoting a simple approach such as never drinking two days in a row would have a positive impact," the 92-page report states.

The proposal is part of a wave of measures in PHE's latest marketing strategy covering sexual health, exercise and smoking.

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