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Dry January: Why a liver specialist thinks the month-long detox might not be such a good idea

Dry January may encourage people to drink more in the festive season and prevent drinkers facing up to their addiction, a liver consultant has warned. Dr. Mark Wright, a consultant at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, said the month-long detox might act as a “decoy” for permanently cutting down. About five million Britons now… Read More »

Why Dry January could actually be bad for your health, liver specialist says

Many of us will be seriously contemplating taking part in Dry January today, as we nurse sore heads from New Year’s Eve celebrations. Going alcohol free for January is a popular way of starting the year after over-indulging over the festive period – more than four million people are planning to start today, according to… Read More »