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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 27, 2014

Excessive Drinking Causes 10 Percent Of Deaths In Working-Age Adults

By Nancy Shute

Think about people dying from drinking too much, and you probably think of the classic disease of alcoholics, cirrhosis of the liver. Or perhaps an alcohol-fueled car crash. But there are many more ways to kill yourself with alcohol, unfortunately, and they account for 1 in 10 deaths in working-age adults, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Categories: Health


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 26, 2014

Unemployment Down From Last Year In All IL Metro Areas

By Jim Meadows

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment was down from a year ago in all of Illinois' 12 metro areas in May. It was the second straight month of across-the-board, year-over-year declines. 

Categories: Business, Economics



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