Reality Show Death Spotlights Cirrhosis Risk

Drunken driving accidents. Alcohol poisoning. Blackouts. Hangovers. Such drawbacks of heavy alcohol consumption are familiar to young drinkers who overconsume. But a recent episode of a popular reality show may add one more potential risk to the list. And it is one that many alcoholics in their 20s and 30s may not expect: cirrhosis. On Monday, A&E's "Intervention" showcased the story of Lawrence Ryan, a 34-year-old entrepreneur with severe alcoholism. According to the show, Ryan — who was...Full Story
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