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EUR: French study revives alcohol-related deaths debate

15 April 2013

An industry-funded research institute is calling for better methods to evaluate mortality attributable to alcohol, after the publication of a study that claimed alcohol causes 49,000 premature deaths per year in France.

Focus - Fighting Alcohol Harm: The European Union's Strategy Under Review - Part I

11 April 2013

Europeans have the highest per-capita consumption of alcohol, and drinking causes nearly 1-in-10 cases of ill health and premature death, according to EU data. The European Commission’s informal alcohol strategy, launched in 2006, is set for a detailed evaluation in 2013, with the policy objective of reducing the health and social harm caused by excessive alcohol consumption.

Focus - Fighting Alcohol Harm: The European Union's Strategy Under Review - Part II

11 April 2013

In the second part of this analysis of the European Union's review of its strategy to combat alcohol harm across the region, EurActiv details the issues that have to be considered.

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