Your After-Work Cocktail Is Killing You

"Female office juniors are almost twice as likely to die from drinking too much than the rest of the population, new figures have revealed." So begins a sobering story in today's Telegraph. Oh, and Lindsay Lohan should note: actresses are 1.8 times as likely to die from alcohol than the general population — followed by women who work as hairdressers, who are at 1.4 times the general risk. But working women have it as bad as sailors: seafarers in the merchant marine were twice as likely to die from alcohol related causes such as cirrhosis, poisoning and pancreatitis. Awesome! As I was writing this post and daydreaming about having a gin and tonic, Anna informed me that she was going to have a beer...

Your After-Work Cocktail Is Killing You


A toast to Jezebel! Where cirrhosis is encouraged.

Female Secretaries 'At Risk From Alcohol' [Telegraph]