World Health Organization finds dangerous alcohol consumption leads to 3.3 million deaths per year

Created: 05/13/2014 7:31 PM WHEC.com

Alcohol kills one person every ten seconds. A new World Health Organization report finds dangerous consumption of alcohol led to 3.3 million deaths in one year.

It also finds more than 15 percent of people who drink alcohol are binge drinkers.

Doctor Louis Papa from UR Medicine talked about this study with Lia Lando on Roc City. To find out what you need to know about alcohol abuse, click on the video player above.

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