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Legal Drinking Ages Around the World

You’d be surprised to hear some of the legal drinking ages around the world which range from 13 to 25. On the extreme ends of the scale, in Burkino Faso the legal drinking age is 13 and in Eritrea its 25. According to data from the World Health Organisation, in 2016 there were 11 countries […]

How 15 Cans of Alcohol Saved a Man’s Life

Doctors in Vietnam actually saved a man’s life with 15 cans of beer. According to media reports, a 48 year old man was taken to hospital in the Quang Tri province of north-central Vietnam for severe alcohol poisoning on Christmas Day. The man had such high levels of methanol in his body that it was […]