Alcoholism :: 2.6 million sick days a year as a result of a night booze

Australians have a reputation as big drinkers but a new report has found many can not handle their hangovers, with Australians claiming more than 2.6 million sick days a year as a result of a night on the booze.

The study of 13,500 Australian drinkers, published in the December issue of the Medical Journal of Australia, found days lost due to alcohol sickness and injuries was costing A$437 million (U.S.$344 million) a year.

The study was done by Flinders University in South Australia.


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