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Rise in 'intentional' alcohol poisoning among teens

May 17th, 2016

Episode 966 of 1342 episodes

There has been a sharp rise in the overall number of teen poisonings over the past 20 years in the UK, particularly among girls and young women, according to a new report. Dr Liz Orton, associate professor in public health at the University of Nottingham and one of report’s co-authors spoke to John Humphrys. (Image: Alcohol bottles. Credit: PA)

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