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Even ‘low-risk’ drinking can be harmful – Medical Xpress

It’s not just heavy drinking that’s a problem—even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

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Covid: How to keep the virus at bay this Christmas – BBC News

Christmas could be a dangerous time to contract the virus – but precautions can be taken.

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By David ShukmanBBC science editor
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Christmas is coming but how can you celebrate it without giving the unwelcome gift of coronavirus?
Cosy rooms packed with people, chatting, laughing, even singing, and sharing food and drink for hours are the norm for the festive season.
Unfortunately, almost everything that’s great for lifting our spirits at Christmas is also ideal for fuelling the pandemic.
So here are the key questions to ask about any festivities.
No-one will be…

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Wolverhampton pub hit with £1000 fine after Covid restrictions breach – expressandstar.com

A Wolverhampton bar and grill has been fined and hit with a prohibition notice after being found in breach of coronavirus restrictions.

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The Glassy Junction, on Willenhall Road, has been fined £1,000 by West Midlands Police after being found open and trading to the public during Diwali.
The pub was given the fixed penalty notice after police officers witnessed the breach of coronavirus restrictions on Saturday, November 14.
The officers found that fireworks had been set up and food and drinks were being served, despite all hospitality venues being banned from operating under current national restrictions.
Members of the public who…

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The Surrey areas that would go into Covid Tier 2 if previous infection benchmark used – Surrey Live

Last time Elmbridge was the only Surrey borough put into Tier 2 as it was the only area with an infection rate above 100 per 100,000 people

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With a little over a week to go until the national lockdown comes to an end it could feel like we’re about to regain some freedom.
However with the regional tier system set to come back into force on Wednesday, December 2, the reality is that many across the country could still be living under stringent restrictions, albeit with more shops and businesses allowed to open.
While the Government has said there will be a number of factors considered when deciding what tiers each local authority area…

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