Alcohol kills more than 5,500 every year new figures show
The Alcohol’s Burden of Disease in Australia report, found 5,554 deaths and 157,132 hospitalisations were caused by alcohol in 2010, with the number of deaths increasing by 62 per cent since the study was last undertaken a decade ago.
Study: Victorians aren’t aware alcohol causes cancer
VIC: Research released today shows one in two Victorians don’t realise that alcohol causes cancer, prompting the Alcohol Policy Coalition to call for health advisory labels on all alcohol products to better inform consumers.
Alcoholic energy drinks
Alcohol mixed with energy drinks a recipe for risky behaviour
Consumption of alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AmED) is associated with greater risk taking behaviour and users are more likely to be at risk of problem gambling and report higher levels of mental ill-health, according to new VicHealth-funded research.