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‘Why take the risk?’: As we enter the ‘12 pubs’ season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive

When people drink a lot of alcohol in a very short time, they can go unconscious,” warns Professor Denis Cusack warns. “Sometimes it can actually end up killing people.”

As director of the UCD-based Medical Bureau of Road Safety and coroner for Kildare, Cusack has seen virtually every outcome of the effects of excessive drinking first-hand.

Ahead of the festive season, TheJournal.ie asked Cusack about the toll that excessive drinking and events like the ’12 pubs of Christmas’ can have on peoples’ bodies.

“It depends on the level of drinking the body goes through,” he explains.

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Source: Stephen McDermott, The Journal.ie,03/12/18 

Posted by drugs.ie on 12/03 at 09:23 AM in
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