ICYMI, July 20, 2018

Published on July 20, 2018

Updated on November 1, 2019

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Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply 

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (The Washington Post) — Deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Cirrhosis-related deaths increased by 65 percent from 1999 to 2016, and deaths from liver cancer doubled, the study said. The rise in death rates was driven predominantly by alcohol-induced disease, the report said.

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