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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 »

Beware of going dry in January, liver specialist warns – unless you give up booze for good

Dr Mark Wright, 49, said that getting off the booze for a month is not a ‘fix all solution’, instead giving heavy drinkers an excuse to over do it in the lead up to January. The specialist doctor labelled the month, which was started by charity Alcohol Concern six years ago, the “perfect decoy” for problem… Read More »