Alcohol-Related Deaths Are On the Rise with Death Rate of Women Increasing Dramatically

Nov 21, 2018 - Fortune

Alcohol related deaths are on a sharp rise in the United States, according to new research published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, first reported by USA Today.

In rather staggering results, researchers found that from 2007 to 2017, the number of deaths attributable to alcohol in the U.S. increased 35%, while the overall death rate rose 24%. Even more shocking is how alcohol-related deaths broke down by gender. While deaths among ...