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'Shocking' increase in liver disease


Liver specialists in the north east of England say they are fighting an alcohol liver disease epidemic, with the latest figures suggesting there has been a 400% increase in the number of people in their early 30s admitted to hospital since 2002 compared to the national average of 61%.

Colin Shevills, director of drink awareness group Balance carried out the research and goes through what they found.

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