Sunday, February 24, 2008

Drink sends 1,000 children a year to hospital

By Laura Donnelly, Health Correspondent Last Updated: 2:05am GMT 24/02/2008

More than 1,000 children under the age of 14 are being admitted to hospital every year as a result of binge drinking, new figures show.
Experts said that the alarming figures showed a "time bomb" facing the country, warning that patients as young as 20 are being diagnosed with irreversible liver damage.

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