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Alcohol kills more than AIDS, TB or violence

Alcohol causes nearly 4 percent of deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence, the World Health Organization warned on Friday.Full story

UN health agency sounds alarm on alcohol abuse

The World Health Organization says governments should do more to clamp down on alcohol abuse that is killing 2.5 million people each year. Full story

Spike in problem drinkers under proposed new rules

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Proposed revisions to formal criteria for alcohol abuse and dependence would label significantly more people as problem drinkers, a new study from Australia shows. Full story

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