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Frequent reviews on alcohol consumption needed

Weekly guidelines on Island changed this week

Reviews into government guidelines on alchol consumption need to become more regular, according to a public health strategist.

It was revealed this week that the recommended weekly level for men had reduced from 21 units to 14.

Health officials had looked at European guidelines on alcohol consumption before opting to follow advice given by the UK government.

The last study carried out on the subject was in 1995 - and Dawn Henley says the matter needs to be assessed more frequently:

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