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Why don't we do more to reduce alcohol-related deaths? | The Ethical Life podcast

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Episode 42: In 2020, more than 45,000 people in the United States died from gun-related injuries, but the number of people who die each year from alcohol-related causes is more than twice that. Yet social media and cable news is not filled with debates about how to solve this problem.

Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about what can be done to address this problem that is underpinning much of the violence in America today.

Links to stories discussed during the podcast:

Alcohol facts and statistics, from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Drunk driving fatality statistics, from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Alcohol consumption among adults in Europe, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

About the hosts: Scott Rada is social media manager with Lee Enterprises, and Richard Kyte is the director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis.

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