Yearly Archives: 2014

Off the radar: older people and alcohol related deaths

In February 2014, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) published their yearly data for alcohol related deaths in the UK. This was followed by Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE) on alcohol related deaths in England in people under the

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Alcohol and Older People: what’s the harm?

Exploring the association between drinking in later life and the harm associated with alcohol consumption is riddled with pitfalls. This often means that the evidence presented has a number of limitations when it comes to how confident we can be

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Our Forgotten Generation

Generations come and go but the current generation of ‘Baby Boomers’ are no ordinary generation. While we are starting to see falling rates of alcohol consumption in younger people, the proportion of older people drinking over recommended limits has shown

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