Middle Aged Women Drinking Too Much

A new study in Britain has found that middle-aged women are drinking more than they did in their teens. As alcohol takes a rising toll on both health and health care in the United Kingdom, the British government struggles with what — if anything — it should do about this problem.

Today I’m over on PoliticsDaily.com talking about the health consequences of drinking to excess and how governments can respond.

Have a look…

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Over the weekend I was on PoliticsDaily.com talking about what a hung parliament might mean for governance in the U.K. Check it out!

Image: Alcohol! by lynda@dwc via Flickr under a Creative Commons License.

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One Response to Middle Aged Women Drinking Too Much

  1. Daryl Boylan says:

    Extra taxing couldn’t hurt but I wouldn’t be too optimistic about results. Can be startling how many goods can be set aside if you really want the stuff. Problem drinking (or abuse of any other substance) is famously an expression of other issues, which the drinkers seem unwilling or unable to confront.

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