Public health. Staggering toward a global strategy on alcohol abuse.

@article{Grimm2008PublicHS,
  title={Public health. Staggering toward a global strategy on alcohol abuse.},
  author={David Grimm},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={320 5878},
  pages={862-3}
}
Alcohol is about to get the type of attention usually reserved for AIDS and malaria. Next week, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, will take steps toward launching the f irst global assault on the harms associated with drinking. It’s a bold move, but it may not be bold enough. Although recent data indicate that alcohol abuse is a major killer worldwide, some experts feel that objections from member states and the involvement of the alcohol industry have weakened a… CONTINUE READING

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