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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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Most Underage Drinking Deaths Not Traffic-Related

Health : Medical News Today (12 months ago)

Most of the deaths that result from underage drinking are not traffic-related, warns Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Approximately 4,700 kids die each year because of underage alcohol use, according to the Substance Abuse and ... Read Post

Don Draper should really wear a seat belt

Health : The Checkup (4 hours ago)

Don, Don, Don. You smoke, you drink. You drink and drive. Could you at least wear your seat belt? The Daily Beast is so concerned about the possibility that the “Mad Men” character is going to die soon that it posted this week on al... Read Post

Studies link alcohol to early death, memory loss

Health : The Chart (3 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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