Tag Archives: Alcohol

01.02.14

In Fighting the Harmful Use of Alcohol, Abstinence May Not Be the (Only) Solution

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Ever since our prehistoric ancestors discovered the pleasant psychoactive effects of fermented beverages, alcohol dependency and alcoholism have been drinking’s perennial companions. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2.5 million deaths each year result from the harmful use of alcohol, accounting for nearly 4% of all deaths worldwide. And that is not to mention […]

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