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Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is an article to share about alcohol related deaths world wide.

Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drink driving, alcohol-induced violence and abuse, and a multitude of diseases and disorders, alcohol causes one in 20 deaths globally every year, the UN health agency said. “This actually translates into one death every 10 seconds,” Shekhar Saxena, who heads the WHO's Mental Health and Substance Abuse department, told reporters in Geneva.
http://news.yahoo.com/alcohol-kills-one-person-every-10-seconds-worldwide-131403384.html

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Raymond Ejarque

Raymond Ejarque has practiced law since his admission to the Washington State Bar in June of 1994. He started his career in public interest law helping migrant farm workers and indigents in Texas and Washington State.  Later he worked in Criminal defense as a public defender in Seattle for many y...

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