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Sunday, July 7, 2024

Alcohol Deaths

Many posts have discussed substance abuse.

Isabella Cueto  and J. Emory Parker at STAT:

Alcohol sales per capita went up more from 2019 to 2021 than in any two-year period since 1969, according to estimates from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Deaths from excessive alcohol use are also rising, as are deaths where the underlying cause of death was alcohol-related. And it’s not just liver disease. Alcohol has been linked with over 200 conditions, impacting basically every single organ system.