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Haiti: Death by “Clairin”

“In early 2011, a dozen people died after drinking ‘clairin' – a traditional Haitian alcohol drink – made with methanol in the Fond Baptiste region, north of the capital. Another 20 or so were blinded or paralyzed”: Haiti Grassroots Watch learns that “judicial, health and commerce authorities have not investigated...
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Poisoned Alcohol Death Roll Rises In Libya

News : The Inquisitr - News (last year)

Officials have stated that the poisoned alcohol death toll in Libya continues to rise. At least 60 people have been killed from drinking homemade alcohol which contained methanol. Authorities believe that as many as 700 people have ... Read Post

Drinking Too Much Water Can be Fatal to Athletes

Health : Newswise Medical News (6 hours ago)

The recent deaths of two high school football players illustrate the dangers of drinking too much water. Exercise-associated hyponatremia can cause muscle cramps, vomiting, seizures and unconsciousness. Read Post

Studies link alcohol to early death, memory loss

Health : The Chart (8 months ago)

Nearly 80,000 people die as a result of drinking alcohol each year in North and Latin America, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal Addiction. Researchers looked at alcohol as the cause of death by examining dea... Read Post


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