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Who visited Ontario Emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems and why?

Almost two-thirds of Ontarians consume alcohol; some seek help from emergency rooms; who are they and why? Daniel T Myran et al. (2019) investigated who and why Ontarians sought emergency rooms’ help for alcohol-related problems. Their study covered emergency room data from 2003 to 2016. Who were they? Two-thirds were…

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Harmful use of alcohol in Simcoe Muskoka

Simcoe Muskoka’s “HealthSTATS” is a treasure trove of evidence; however, I focus here only on one aspect of the harmful use of alcohol: “Hospital stays entirely caused by alcohol”. I chose this metric to make my arguments powerful and compelling to persuade readers to ask more questions and act. The…

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