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How likely are you to live to 100? Find out here

How likely are you to live to 100? Find out here | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"An interactive tool allows you to find out how likely you are to..."

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Flu WARNING: Shock level of winter DEATHS sparks flu jab rally cry for elderly

Flu WARNING: Shock level of winter DEATHS sparks flu jab rally cry for elderly | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The second highest level of excess winter deaths in eight years has prompted calls for hundreds of thousands of elderly people across Britain to receive the flu jab."

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Health experts warn of 'very real risk' of deaths caused by cold spell

Health experts warn of 'very real risk' of deaths caused by cold spell | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The mercury dipped to -3.5C (27F) in sheltered parts of Britain, while health watchdogs have urged people to prepare for a prolonged cold snap.
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Women also use drugs – not that you can tell from drug policy

Women also use drugs – not that you can tell from drug policy | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Many more women probably use drugs than official figures suggest. And they certainly face more harms.
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Drug-seizures fall blamed on police cuts

Drug-seizures fall blamed on police cuts | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Welsh police forces have taken 16% less drugs off the street compared to a year ago.
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Alcohol abuse claiming almost twice as many women's lives in north

Alcohol abuse claiming almost twice as many women's lives in north | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
"The Office for National Statistics found that death rates among women suffering from alcoholism have risen sharply over three years."
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Link to ONS: http://bit.ly/2huoJvK

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How alcoholism is killing Scots communities

How alcoholism is killing Scots communities | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
"During Alcohol Awareness Week, Robert Armour uncovers a catalogue of cuts to community support services that are costing lives across Scotland"
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Alcohol death rates soar among Baby Boomers

Alcohol death rates soar among Baby Boomers | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The rates of alcohol-related deaths among the over-60s have increased dramatically for both sexes since 2001 - despite levels for the overall population remaining fairly steady.
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Death rates linked to alcohol abuse rise 'significantly' for men aged 60 to 74

Death rates linked to alcohol abuse rise 'significantly' for men aged 60 to 74 | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Death rates among 60 to 74-year-old men owing wholly to alcohol abuse have "increased significantly" since 2001, new figures show.
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Drink deaths hit highest point in two decades

Drink deaths hit highest point in two decades | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Over 400 men died alcohol related deaths in 2015"

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North East tops table for alcohol-related deaths

North East tops table for alcohol-related deaths | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The North East has a rate which is 22% higher than the national average for alcohol related deaths. Photo: ITV Tyne Tees"

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Sharp drop in UK suicide rates

Sharp drop in UK suicide rates | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Rates fell for both men and women, although men still account for three-quarters of cases.
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Warning to the elderly after rise in 'excess deaths' due to flu

Warning to the elderly after rise in 'excess deaths' due to flu | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
There were more than 34,000 'excess deaths' across England and Wales over the last winter period, the second highest level in eight years
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Britain freezes as temperatures plummet

Britain freezes as temperatures plummet | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Forecasters warned of the risk of ice, especially on untreated roads and pavements, and issued a yellow "be aware" weather warning for the length of the western side of Britain."

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Drug seizures fall as consumption rises and deaths soar

Drug seizures fall as consumption rises and deaths soar | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Drug seizures in England and Wales have plummeted in the past five years as drug-related deaths reach a record high, new figures show. Data released by the Home Office shows there has been a 36 per cent drop in illicit substances seized by the police and Border Force since 2012. The figure fell from 148,553 to 138,955 in 2016/17, a drop of 6 per cent compared with the previous year and the lowest number of seizures since 2004.
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Crack is back – so how dangerous is it and why is its use on the up?

Crack is back – so how dangerous is it and why is its use on the up? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"There have long been scare stories about drugs so we need to be careful when interpreting new drug use data. But recent reports suggest that crack cocaine use is on the rise again."

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Alcohol-related deaths up by nine per cent in Wales

Alcohol-related deaths up by nine per cent in Wales | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"There were 504 alcohol-related deaths in Wales in 2016, an increase of 8.9% from 2015, a new Welsh Government report on substance misuse shows."

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Link to report: Working Together to Reduce Harm Substance Misuse Annual Report and Forward Look 2017
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This is what alcohol really does to your body

This is what alcohol really does to your body | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
"As Alcohol Awareness Week gets underway, Laura Hampson asks the experts just what damage we are doing to our bodies when we drink."
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No rise in alcohol-specific deaths in UK

No rise in alcohol-specific deaths in UK | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of alcohol-specific deaths in the UK in 2016 remains unchanged since 2013 but continue to be concentrated in
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Health chiefs call for action after 'alarming' rise in suicide deaths

Health chiefs call for action after 'alarming' rise in suicide deaths | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Health chiefs have urged London Mayor Sadiq Khan to create a “zero suicide city” after official figures revealed record numbers of people are taking their own lives. The suicide rate in four inner London boroughs – Hammersmith and Fulham, Southwark, Camden and Islington – is now around 25 per cent above the London average, according …
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Alcohol deaths among London women lowest in 20 years

Alcohol deaths among London women lowest in 20 years | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The number of alcohol-related deaths among men in the capital has risen, with 530 in 2015."

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Beware of KILLER COLD: Elderly should follow these tips to stay safe

Beware of KILLER COLD: Elderly should follow these tips to stay safe | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
THE elderly and vulnerable are urged to follow a few basic tips as cold weather grips Britain.
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