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Author Archives: Brian Honermann

01.02.14

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

By Brian Honermann

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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07.05.12

Ten Years Since the TAC case: A judgment that saved a million lives

By Brian Honermann

Originally published on-line at Health-e News and in The Star and The Mercury newspapers By Brian Honermann and Mark Heywood “The magnitude of the HIV/AIDS challenge facing the country calls for a concerted, co-ordinated and co-operative national effort in which government in each of its three spheres and the panoply of resources and skills of civil society […]

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